It’s a nightmare grant risk scenario! Picture grant funds flying out the door with seemingly little or no oversight. (Remember the “bad” part of the ARRA funding days in 2009? See any similarities between the CARES Act and ARPA funding?) The stories in the press certainly give the impression that good grants frequently go bad. […]
2 cfr part 200
The requirement for written procurement procedures is part of the Uniform Guidance that many federal grant recipients have been slow to implement. So if you are wondering how to create the “dreaded” written procurement procedures manual from scratch, don’t worry. We have created a roadmap for success on this federal grant requirement. Written Procurement Procedures […]
One of the grant management questions we get the most emails on is, “What is the difference between a subrecipient and a vendor?” Subrecipient vs. Contractor: What’s in a Name? The distinction between the terminology causes no end of confusion because the terms subrecipient, subgrantee, subawardee are used interchangeably by federal grant recipients and federal […]
When it comes to financial management with federal grants, it seems like you have to become a Uniform Guidance “Master” to determine the requirements. Even if you consider yourself a problem-solver, 2 CFR Part 200 is “peppered’ with an overwhelming list of documentation requirements centered around payment management, property management, record retention, and a long […]
To honor our first 10 years as one of the premier federal grant management training companies, I pulled this post out of moth-balls that I wrote when I first started the company.
When you work with federal grants, it’s just a matter of time before someone says “We need the prior approval of the funder” to do this or that. But this vague term “prior approval” may leave you wondering two important questions when you manage grants: When does 2 CFR Part 200 aka the Uniform Guidance […]