Venue & Accommodations

Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
165 Courtland St NE,
Atlanta, GA 30303
(See on map.)
Phone: 1-404-659-6500

The Sheraton Atlanta Hotel is situated in Atlanta's popular downtown corridor, with some of the city's biggest attractions just steps away. The CNN Center, World of Coca-Cola, and Georgia Aquarium are approximately half a mile from the hotel, or a 15-minute walk. Meanwhile, the Peachtree Center Mall is just two blocks away.

Parking Details:
Self- and Valet Parking Facilities are available for $30 - $40 per day. Federal Grants Forum guests will benefit from a $5 discount on self-parking rates in the hotel’s self-parking garage.

Closest Airport:
Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Atlanta Shuttle Service
Fee: One way: 16.50 USD; Round trip: 29 USD
Contact: (404) 941-3440
The airport shuttle is operated by Atlanta Shuttle Service and runs every half hour. Reservations are required for pick-ups on Saturday and Sunday.

Fee: 30 USD; Flat fee
The following taxi companies are available for transportaion to and from the airport:
Rapid Taxi: (404) 222-9888
Checker Cab: (404) 351-1111
Atlanta Lenox: (404) 872-2600

MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority)
Fee: 2.50 USD; Each way
Travel Time: 20 minutes
Contact: (404) 848-5000
The hotel is closest to the Peachtree Center Station, Stop #N1. Guests should take the north exit and turn left onto Andrew Young International Boulevard. The hotel is two blocks ahead on the right.

By Rental Car
Alamo Rent A Car - Contact: (404) 530-2300
Avis Rent A Car - Contact: (404) 659-4814
Budget Car Rental - Contact: (404) 530-3000
Dollar Rent A Car -Contact: (866) 434-2226
Hertz Car Rental -Contact: (404) 530-2925
Thrifty Car Rental - Contact: (404) 305-2750

From East
Take Interstate 20 West to Interstate 75/Interstate 85 North.
Continue on I-75/85 North.
Exit 248C (International Boulevard).
Turn left onto International Boulevard.
Keep straight 1.5 blocks.
The hotel will be to the left.

From West
Take Interstate 20 East to Interstate 75/Interstate 85 North.
Continue on I-75/85.
Exit 248C / International Boulevard.
Turn left onto International Boulevard.
Keep straight 1.5 blocks.
The hotel will be to the left.

From Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Take Interstate 85 North to Interstate 75/Interstate 85.
Exit 248C (International Boulevard).
Turn left onto International Boulevard
The hotel will be to the left.

From North
Take Interstate 75/Interstate 85 South.
Exit 249A (Courtland Street).
Proceed 3 blocks on Courtland Street.
The hotel will be to the left.


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Conference: October 17 & 18
Post-Conference Workshop: October 19
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
165 Courtland St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
CPE Credits:
Up to 15 NASBA CPEs & 15 GPCI CEUs
Who Should Attend:
Executive Directors CFOs Finance VPs Accountants Controllers Auditors Procurement Managers Grants Directors
Contracts Representatives Grants Specialists Grants Managers Grants Coordinators Grant Writers Strategic Planners Program Managers Title I Coordinators
What's Included:
  • Two days of expert-led grants training
  • Networking opportunities during provided breakfasts, lunches, and optional dutch-treat dinner
  • Optional half-day post-conference "deep dive" workshop the day after the Forum
  • BONUS! A print copy of the Uniform Guidance - a $49 value!
  • BONUS! Thompson's Grants Quick Start Toolkit to help you through the entire grants lifecycle - a $249 value!
  • BONUS! Four months of digital access to Thompson's Grants Compliance Expert Suite - an $596 value! (New subscribers only.)
Early Bird Rate through September 17th:
$795 Forum
$1095 Forum + Post-Conference Workshop

Standard Rate after September 17th:
$895 Forum
$1195 Forum + Post-Conference Workshop

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