“It’s not fair!” This cry is not just for toddlers and politicians. The federal government also jumps in the mix when it comes to federal grants. The Uniform Guidance (2 CFR Part 200) requires grant recipients to spread the federal dollars around to businesses that may have been shut out of federal spending in the […]
I admit it! I am an optimist! I want to believe that is rare for a grantee to intentionally misuses funds. However, without proper planning and documentation, an organization places itself at risk for misuse of funds-both accidental and intentional. Prevent Misuse of Grant Funds Since the implementation of 2 CFR Part 200 aka the Uniform […]
In my last article, I posed the question “Do the Uniform Guidance FAQs Really Matter?” As promised, in this second part of the three part series, I’m going to do a deep dive into the world of indirect costs and some of the “unintended consequences” that surfaced in the latest FAQs from OMB. Indirect costs […]
Think that you can spend Grant funds and then be done with it? Like the kid that won’t leave home after college, equipment purchases are one area of Grants Management that make you responsible for long after you think you should be done.