IBTS to Provide Grant Support for the National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA)

By May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019 – Ashburn, VA

IBTS recently signed a contract with the NFBPA to provide grant support as a new member benefit.

IBTS recently signed an agreement with the National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) to offer grant writing support and services as a new NFBPA member benefit. The NFBPA is an independent, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the advancement of black public leadership in local and state governments.

“IBTS is excited to partner with the NFBPA to assist members with identifying, applying for and managing grants,” says IBTS Grant Program Manager Patrick Howell. “We hope this partnership leads to new grant funding opportunities to ensure NFBPA members can continue providing excellent services to their citizens.”

IBTS’ grant services will be available to all NFBPA members and will focus on grant research, project development, grant proposal development, grant compliance review and submission, and grant management. Our services will help NFBPA members identify grant opportunities and provide the resources to help members write and optimize their grant applications.

Specific services include:

  • Access for NFBPA members to a comprehensive grants database that connects communities with grant opportunities to fund the tools and projects needed to serve and protect their constituents.
  • Access the IBTS Grants Team to assist in identifying relevant funding sources and developing competitive grant applications.
  • Technical assistance for grant implementation, grant management, and compliance support to ensure proper utilization of funds.

NFBPA membership includes over 2,500 leaders and managers of public programs and agencies in more than 350 jurisdictions nationwide.

Contact Patrick Howell at phowell@ibts.org to learn more about IBTS’ grant support or request services.


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About IBTS:

IBTS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to helping communities through quality services that reduce risk, enhance public safety, and improve quality of life.  IBTS is headquartered in Ashburn, Virginia with branch offices across the country.  IBTS’s work is guided by a Board of Directors made up of government officials appointed by five of the most highly respected, grassroots, state and local governmental associations, including the Council of State Governments (CSG), International City/County Management Association (ICMA), National Association of Counties (NACo), National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center), and National League of Cities (NLC).