Venue & Accommodations

Holiday Inn Baltimore-Inner Harbor (Downtown)

301 W Lombard Street,
Baltimore, MD 21201
(See on map.)
Phone: 1-410-685-3500
**Book your room by 3:00pm ET on September 26th and mention the Federal Grants Forum to receive the special event rate of $159 as well as complimentary wifi in your guest room and a welcome cocktail in the bar.

What guests are saying …
“My room was quiet and I was well attended to without being fawned over. Service was prompt and thorough without being obtrusive.”
“The hotel is within walking distance of any activity you’d like to do. But what made me a satisfied customer was the friendly and extremely helpful staff.”
“…a solid value in an often expensive downtown area.”

Convenient self-parking is available at $28 per day for overnight hotel guests and hourly for day guests.

Now is your opportunity to receive an expert-led grants training while experiencing the wonderful attractions Baltimore has to offer.


Airport: Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI)
The hotel highly recommends Hailu Transportation. Advanced reservations are required and if you mention "Brenda Lee – Holiday Inn Inner Harbor" you will receive the special rate of $35 one-way for the 1st person and $15 for each additional person; all major credit cards are accepted and receipts are provided. Contact 443-956-6316 or

Taxi fare to and from the airport is approximately $40 one way.

SuperShuttle provides round-trip transportation as wel at a cost of $27 round trip. Note that the Shuttle will make stops along the way at neighboring hotels.

Train Station: Baltimore Penn Station, MD (BAL)
Station building (with waiting room) is located at 1515 North Charles Street, one mile from the hotel. Penn Station is 1.8 miles from Holiday Inn Baltimore-Inner Harbor (Downtown).

Light Rail
There is a Light Rail station located in the international terminal at BWI Airport traveling northbound mid-week approximately every 20 minutes into downtown Baltimore. The Hotel is located between two stations, Pratt Street and University Center/Baltimore Street. Cost of a one-way fare is $1.70.

Marc Train
This commuter rail system operates three lines of service including Hartford County MD, Baltimore City, Washington DC, Brunswick MD, Frederick MD and Martinsburg WV.


Questions or Need Info on Group Pricing?
Contact Thompson Grants

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You may be able to charge the cost of your Thompson Training to your federal grant(s). For state agencies and other nonfederal entities, under the cost principles of the uniform guidance, there are allowable items of cost for subscriptions (§200.454.(b)) and professional development (§200.472). Please check with your program director, finance officer or granting agency to ensure there is no restriction in the approved grant budget or the award documents.

Conference: October 4 & 5, 2017
Post-Conference Workshop: October 6, 2017
Inner Harbor
Baltimore, MD
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
  • BONUS! Thompson's Grants Quick Start Toolkit
  • BONUS! 6 months of digital access to Thompson's Grants Management Handbook (New subscribers only.)
  • BONUS! A printed copy of the Uniform Guidance
Standard Rate:
$895 Forum
$1195 Forum + Post-Conference Workshop
Post-Conference Workshop Only:
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Thank You To Our Sponsors
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If you are not able to attend for any reason, please notify us as soon as possible. Conference cancellations received 10 business days prior to the event are fully refundable. All other cancellations are non-refundable.