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This blog is a recap of our latest webinar on indirect costs and cost allocation planning. Access the full recording here.
Traditionally, cost allocation and indirect cost planning seem like an ancillary matter in the scheme of all that leaders in state, local, and tribal governments have to do. However, reporting on agency-wide true costs is hard to produce in one report.... more
Amidst all the uncertainty of our nation’s post-pandemic outlook–given budget shortfalls and declining revenue streams–two things are certain to remain: procurement and grants processes. What’s also abundantly clear is that the status quo of manual and paper processes is no longer sustainable, especially in the era where governments have been forced to quickly move workforces, tasks,... more
For the majority of states strategizing on the distribution of critical CARES Act funding, there are a number of challenges to navigate. For one, many grants administrators in charge of managing such funding tend to be spread thin across different teams, offices, and departments. Not only does this make effective collaboration and communication more difficult, but it also makes... more
Due to the impact of COVID-19, public-sector organizations are faced with the challenge of where to look for additional funding that may help their budgets. In a joint webinar, Charlie Francis, Senior Consultant at Questica, and Maria Howeth, Customer Success/Tribal Specialist at eCivis examined the biggest budgeting and grant management challenges governments are facing and the... more
Over the past month, Congress approved unprecedented funding to support the nation’s medical and economic recovery from COVID-19. This funding delivers a range of relief, including vital equipment, services, and loans to businesses across the country. It also provides grant funding through programs managed by multiple Federal agencies and is designed to benefit a diverse set of... more
As Congress deliberates another round of funding to address the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve continued to receive more questions from governments across the state, local, and tribal levels regarding the Coronavirus Relief Fund from the CARES Act. We have a previous blog post addressing the top COVID-19 FAQs for governments.