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We are thrilled to announce a special, limited-time offer that can propel your career to new heights—and it’s all thanks to the generous support of Truist Bank.

For a limited time, participants residing or working in selected states now have the chance to enroll in any of our remote or self-paced Economic or Housing certification classes at significantly reduced rates. Just $200 per class

Are You Eligible?

This opportunity is exclusively for those living or working in the Truist footprint, which includes:

  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Maryland
  • North Carolina
  • New Jersey
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • The District of Columbia

Priority Applicants

We anticipate a high level of interest in this program, and scholarships will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis with priority given to nonprofit and state and local government staff who are actively engaged in economic, community, or housing development. This is to ensure that those on the front lines, directly fostering growth and progress, have the resources they need to excel.

How to Apply

Send an email to training@growamerica.org with the course(s) you would like to take, and our registration department will provide to you a unique discount code. 

Take advantage of Truist Bank’s incredible support and join a network of driven professionals making tangible impacts in their communities. With our certification classes, you’re not just investing in your career—you’re investing in the future of community development.

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Economic Development Finance
Housing Development Finance