The National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) is the principal and most progressive organization dedicated to the advancement of black public leadership in local and state governments. NFBPA is an independent, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1983. With over 2,500 members, NFBPA has established a national reputation for designing and implementing quality leadership development initiatives of unparalleled success.


  • IBTS Grant Support for NFBPA Members

    Through a partnership with the Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS), NFBPA members have access to a live, online, searchable database of federal, state, foundation and corporate grants. As an NFBPA member, you can use this tool to help ...
  • ICMA-RC named a Washington Post “Top Workplace” for 2019

    Congratulations to ICMA-RC! Chosen as one of the Washington Post’s “Top Workplaces” in 2019. The award recognizes companies in the D.C. area that are ranked highest by their employees on a variety of criteria including employee appreciation, meaningfulness ...

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    Hi NFBPA family, We are continuing our monthly member spotlight program with our very own board member, ...

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    Lacy, Thanks for your continued support and leadership! As I stated yesterday in my presentation, ...

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