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 […]
2 cfr part 200
When it comes to financial management with federal grants, it seems like you have to become a Uniform Guidance “Master” to figure out what the requirements are. 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 […]
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.
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. I have created a roadmap for success on this federal grant requirement. Written Procurement Procedures […]
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 […]
Let’s look at the term “Award” for the purposes of federal grant recipients. A federal “award” means grants, cooperative agreements, cost reimbursement contracts and other agreements between the federal government and a non-federal entity such as a: State Government Local Government Indian Tribal Government Non-profit Organization Institution of Higher Education (IHE) Here is the definition […]