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2024 Trainings Eligible for CY 2024 Training Optional Add-On and Grant (Tracks 2 and 3)

Following are some of the training options available in 2024 that are eligible for funding through a CY 2024 Training Optional Add-On (within the Track 2 Development Base Grant application) or through a CY 2024 Training Optional Add-On Grant application (current Track 3 Maintenance and Advancement Base grantees).

2024 Face-to-Face Workshops and Conferences

In 2024, the following workshops and conferences are scheduled to be held in person:

  • AFDO & FDA National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards Self-Assessment and Verification Audit Workshops: June 7-9, Grand Rapids, MI (AFDO AEC pre-conference)
  • NEHA & FDA National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards Self-Assessment and Verification Audit Workshops: July 13-15, Pittsburgh, PA (NEHA AEC pre-conference)
  • InFORM Conference: January 22-24, Washington, DC
  • NACCHO Preparedness Summit: March 25-28, Cleveland, OH
  • Food Safety Summit: May 6-9, Rosemont, IL
  • AFDO Annual Educational Conference: June 9-12, Grand Rapids, MI
  • IAFP Annual Meeting: July 14-17, Long Beach, CA
  • NEHA Annual Education Conference: July 15-18, Pittsburgh, PA
  • NACCHO 360 Annual Conference: July 23-26, Detroit, MI
  • FDA Retail Food Safety Seminars
    • September 11-13, 2024, Chicago, IL
    • September 25-27, 2024, Sacramento, CA
    • October 22-25, 2024, Jacksonville, FL
    • November 13-15, 2024, Burlington, VT
  • Regional Training, Conferences, or Seminars with a Retail Food Safety Focus
  • Other Trainings, Conferences, or Seminars with a Retail Food Safety Focus

2024 NEHA and AFDO Face-To-Face Deliveries of FDA Retail Food Courses

In 2024, the following FDA Retail Food Courses are scheduled to be held in person. The courses below can be included in a CY 2024 Track 2 Development Base Grant Training Optional Add-On, or through a CY 2024 Training Optional Add-On Grant request (current Track 3 Maintenance and Advancement Base grantees).

Course registration links will be added when available:

  • ER310:
    • January 24- 26, Guam
    • January 29-31, Saipan, CNMI
  • FD112:
    • January 24- 26, Guam
    • January 29-31, Saipan, CNMI
  • FDA 207:
    • June 11-13, Peoria, IL
  • FD215:
    • March 12-14, Charlotte, NC
    • May 7-9, Minneapolis, MN
  • FD218:
    • April 16-18, Charlotte, NC
    • August 13-15, Hartford, CT
    • September 17-19, Portland, OR

Training Related Costs

Training Optional Add-On Grants offer reimbursement-based support for training-related costs such as registration fees, online course fees, materials, air travel, baggage, car rental and other transportation costs, lodging, parking fees, mileage, and meals. Receipts will be required for all travel expenses except for meals, which will be reimbursed on a federal per diem (or prevailing agency) basis.

Personnel costs (salaries and fringe benefits dedicated to an approved project) are not permissible for Training Optional Add-Ons or Grants. This includes funds for staff to attend ORAU and other online training courses.

Training Related Questions and Technical Support

For training related questions or for technical support related to the grant application process, contact the NEHA-FDA RFFM Grant Program Support Team via email at retailgrants@neha.org or toll-free at 1-833-575-2404.