We are passing along an important reminder about the Assistance to Firefighter's Grant (AFG) and the updated registration process through the General Services Administration (GSA) and its System for Award Management (SAM), the place where all grant applicants must be registered to apply for and receive federal funding.
The single audit. This term may be unfamiliar to you if you are new to grants management, but the single audit is a necessary part of effective grants management for many federal grant recipients. Audits are important because they promote accountability. Here are 10 FAQs to help you better understand this important process.
If you’re a state, local or tribal government agency that is seeking to secure and properly manage federal and/or non-federal grants, you know it's getting increasingly harder without technology. Investing in modern grants management software today is no longer an option, it is a necessary step to keep up with today's demands and changing federal requirements.
The Consolidation Appropriations Act signed into law on March 23, 2018 authorized $1.5 billion dollars for infrastructure investments through September of 2020. Formerly, the grant associated with this funding was known as the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grant, or TIGER, that was introduced in 2009.
If you are new to grants management, or even if you are not, understanding the policies and procedures of a pass-through entity can be challenging. When you add topics like subrecipients, risk assessments and compliance to the mix, the questions start piling up. Here are 5 popular blog posts on this topic to answer the most common questions I hear from the grants community.
What does cost allocation have to do with grants management? The answer is everything. Cost allocation allows for accurate calculation of indirect costs, which is critical to ensuring that resources are available to carry out the purpose of the grant. Getting this number wrong leads to unspent grant dollars and financial instability. In some cases it leads to bankruptcy.
“Alternative Funding is an eclectic mix of mini-grants, special opportunities, and unique programs that has something for everyone. You never know when you will find a resource That's what makes treasure hunting in this grants grab bag so rewarding!
It is now more a part of our collective imagination than our infrastructure. Known as the Mother Highway, the Will Rogers Highway, and Main Street of America, Route 66 was at one time a major artery across the country, the primary way to get from Chicago to California in the mid-20th century.
It has been a bumpy road since President Trump announced his “skinny” budget for FY 2018 last April. After several continuing resolutions and one brief shutdown, organizations depending on federal grants breathed a collective sigh of relief with the presidential signing of the Consolidated Appropriations Act on March 23. This act will fund the government through
There are two grants related to cultural preservation with upcoming deadlines that may be of interest to Native American tribes. The first one, provided by the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, is a multipurpose private grant that supports a variety of projects from historical preservation to social service programs. The second one, a federal grant from the National Park Service,... more