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How a Hands-On Workshop to Help You Find Government Opportunities
HOW A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP TO HELP YOU FIND GOVERNMENT OPPORTUNITIES
December 11-11, 2018
The federal government issues more than $600 billion in contracts per year. Opportunities are posted on a wide range of sources. The volume can be overwhelming. Finding the right opportunities that match your company’s products and services is a challenge. This course provides an overview of g...

Innovations in Governance: Achieving the SDGs through Improved Governance
INNOVATIONS IN GOVERNANCE: ACHIEVING THE SDGS THROUGH IMPROVED GOVERNANCE
December 11-11, 2018
Most indices of global development such as the SDGs measure the symptoms of chronic ineffective governance. The international development community has increasingly recognized this and shifted emphasis from service delivery and capacity-substitution to more nuanced approaches that strengthen local s...

Bluegrass Area Development District


Kentucky's counties are grouped into 15 regions known as Area Development Districts, or ADD's (see map). Although they are public bodies under Kentucky law, the ADD's are not State agencies nor are they another level of government. Instead, the ADD's should be thought of as partnerships of local units of government.

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EVENTS

How a Hands-On Workshop to Help You Find Government Opportunities
HOW A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP TO HELP YOU FIND GOVERNMENT OPPORTUNITIES
December 11-11, 2018
The federal government issues more than $600 billion in contracts per year. Opportunities are posted on a wide range of sources. The volume can be overwhelming. Finding the right opportunities that match your company’s products and services is a challenge. This course provides an overview of g...

Innovations in Governance: Achieving the SDGs through Improved Governance
INNOVATIONS IN GOVERNANCE: ACHIEVING THE SDGS THROUGH IMPROVED GOVERNANCE
December 11-11, 2018
Most indices of global development such as the SDGs measure the symptoms of chronic ineffective governance. The international development community has increasingly recognized this and shifted emphasis from service delivery and capacity-substitution to more nuanced approaches that strengthen local s...