Technical Assistance

On this page, you will find resources from agencies and organizations that provide technical assistance on everything from grant writing to issue-specific topics.

Check out GMA's new Technical Assistance resource!

Regional Commissions

Should your city require technical assistance with grant applications or management, please engage your local Regional Commission. See GA Association of Regional Commissions (GARC). 

Depending on which county you are in, your city may be eligible for grants and technical assistance through one of the following:


US Department of Agriculture / Georgia Rural Water Association: Circuit Rider Program - Technical Assistance for Rural Water Systems 

US Department of Agriculture: Rural Partners Network

US Department of Agriculture: Broadband Technical Assistance ⚠️due 6/20/23

Build America Bureau (Multiple agencies): Thriving Communities Program

US Economic Development Administration: Planning and Local Technical Assistance Programs

GA Environmental Finance Authority: "Water 101" Webinars

US Environmental Protection Agency: EPA Grants Management Training for Applicants and Recipients

US Environmental Protection Agency: Targeted Brownfields Assessments & Technical Assistance to Brownfields - See more.

Federal Emergency Management Agency: Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) Direct Technical Assistance

Federal Highway Administration: Federal-aid Essentials for Local Public Agencies

GA Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency: Technical Assistance for Hazard and Flood Mitigation.

GoRail: GoRail Grant Hub

US Department of Housing and Urban Development: HUD Thriving Communities Technical Assistance

US Department of Justice: COPS Training Portal - See more.

US Department of Justice: Collaborative Reform Initiative Technical Assistance Center (CRI-TAC)


GA Department of Transportation: Local Administered Project (LAP) Certification

GA Department of Transportation: Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP)

US Department of Transportation: DOT Navigator

US Department of Transportation: Rural Opportunities to Use Transportation for Economic Success (ROUTES)

Additional Resources