When it comes to reducing the risk of fraud and misuse of taxpayer funds, grant managers should watch out for the great “blame game” hoax that often accompanies the misappropriation of funds and concealing grant fraud. Committing fraud is a deliberate action; efforts to conceal that fraud are also just as deliberate. The 3 Ingredients in the Grant Fraud Triangle Concealing […]
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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.
Want an easy way to remember the five procurement methods under the new grant regulations–2 CFR Part 200–also known as the “Super Circular” or Uniform Guidance? We’ve got a cool poster for you Download Your Procurement Bear Claw Poster Image for sharing Download Your Procurement Bear Claw Poster High-Quality .pdf for printing(Warning-this is a large […]
“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 include small, women and minority-owned businesses in federal spending. A $4.85 Million Dollar Grant Management Mistake I recently […]
Charging grant travel costs to your Federal Grant can be a bit confusing. Let’s open the grant management mailbag again today for some common problems encountered in the “real-world” by “real-life” grant managers. Here are three factors affecting the use of actual travel costs vs. per diem travel costs on your Federal grants. A Grant […]
When you are managing a grant, one of the decisions you may need to make is what type of contract to use for the procurement of goods and services. And when that grant is a federal award, it becomes even more critical as the federal funding comes with rules and preferences about what types of […]