When it comes to federal grant management, these terms award, subaward and contract are NOT interchangeable. And when grant recipients AND funders and federal regulations seem to use them in that way it is SLOPPY communication.
“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 […]
When you are managing a grant, one of the decisions you may need to make is what type of contract to use for 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 contract […]
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 […]