What if you could cut the time it takes to create your budget in half? Is that something you would be interested in? The public sector budgeting process can be challenging. It requires a heavy investment of resources and time. The administrative burden on staff and managers can be heavy so it's no surprise that there is high demand for this mission critical process to be transformed... more
(Editor’s Note: This article first appeared on the SmartBrief's Blog here). The National Association of County Administrators held its latest Idea Exchange session during last month’s 104th ICMA Annual Conference in Baltimore, Md. This exchange covers critical issues in county government, including perspectives and successful initiatives across the 3,000+ counties in the U.S.
Don't miss your chance to attend this free INFRA grant webinar! eCivis has partnered with The Ferguson Group (TFG) to offer a comprehensive webinar on the INFRA grant program offered by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Tuesday, November 8th at 10AM PST.
Position your organization to win competitive grants that impact lives! Join colleagues from across nation on Monday, October 29, 2018 in Hyattsville, Maryland to explore today's most important grants issues at the nation's preeminent state grants conference. With all the recent changes, this is a perfect opportunity to hear from the nation's top grant experts.
(Editor’s Note: This article first appeared on the SmartBrief's Blog here). The Denver Public Library system is a shining example of how government agencies can better serve their public in creative ways while winning grant funding, as attendees learned at the 104th ICMA Annual Conference.
(Editor’s Note: This article first appeared on the SmartBrief's Blog here). The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) made sure at the recent 104th ICMA Annual Conference to demonstrate federal efforts to be more transparent, helpful and effective in the information available to states and local governments, as well as in the grant policies it sets.
Complexity is the enemy of innovation. Think about some of the disruptive innovations of the last decade. Smart phones, streaming video and ride sharing. These innovations transformed and simplified the way we communicate, consume media and get places. In a world where you are being asked to do more with less, speed and simplicity is how you accomplish that goal.
I'm proud to announce the release of Allocate, the first cloud-based cost allocation software created specifically for the public sector to produce accurate Full Cost and OMB compliant cost plans. Technology continues to disrupt industries, making things easier and less expensive. Creating cost plans was in need of disruption and now it's here. Say hello to Allocate.
Improving performance, reducing administrative burden and simplifying compliance are common themes among grant recipients. Today, OMB released information on their ongoing efforts to reduce recipient reporting burden. As part of the grant community it is important for your voice to be heard. Read the information from OMB and share your comments below.
States, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia are now actively engaged in utilizing more than $2.9 billion as result of a settlement with Volkswagen (VW) for violation of the Clean Air Act to reduce nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions. Clearly communicating how these funds will be used is an important step that states are actively engaged in.
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After decades of promises, Cleveland children still poisoned by lead cleveland.comLeaders often have promised to eliminate lead poisoning but Cleveland children are still poisoned at one of the highest levels in the country. ( Rachel Dissell ...
State colleges squeeze funds in shutdown Arkansas OnlineColleges and universities in the state so far have mostly been able to keep researchers on the payrolls during the partial federal government shutdown, but the ...
Grant enhances local innovation Noosa NewsGRAVITYFIT in Peregian Beach can continue their ground-breaking performance-enhancing work thanks to a generous Federal Government grant. Last Friday ...
The Congressional Budget Office points US spending priorities towards “great power” conflicts: Part Two World Socialist Web SiteLast December the Congressional Budget Office issued a report “Options for Reducing the Deficit 2019 to 2028.” It sounds the alarm over the growth of the ...
AG reminds students to be cautious when applying for aid Martinsburg JournalCHARLESTON —West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey reminds students with plans to attend college to safeguard their personal information as they ...
Local & Regional Briefs Valley NewsEarly Morning Fire Destroys Southern Vermont Diner Dover, Vt. — An early morning fire has destroyed a diner in the southern Vermont town of Dover during one ...
Federally Funded Companions Keep Seniors Connected To Their Neighbors WWNOIsolation is an issue for many seniors, especially in rural places. It can lead to loneliness, which many experts consider a serious public health issue.
BSU debuts Idaho's first biomedical engineering program Idaho Press-TribuneIdaho's first biomedical engineering program will begin in the fall semester of 2019 at Boise State University. The program, which was approved by the Idaho ...
Donors keep Literacy Bitterroot funded until tax monies kick in Ravalli RepublicIn November, Ravalli County residents passed a 1.5 mill levy to support adult literacy with 54 percent of the vote.
Amarillo College Receives a $187,500 Grant From Texas Workforce Commission MyHighPlains.comAmarillo College obtained a $187500 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission to integrate basic education and workforce training.
ADOA GFR Quarterly Working Group August 22, 2018
ADOA GFR Quarterly Working Group August 22, 2018 Presentation slides
ADOA GFR Quarterly Working Group April 18, 2018: GFR_QuarterlyMtg_041818
ADOA GFR Quarterly Working Group January 17, 2018: GFR_QuarterlyMtg_011718.mp4