With the passage of the CARES Act, which provides $150 billion for state, local and tribal governments under Title V (the Coronavirus Relief Fund) local governments will be able to start addressing short-term needs of residents, households, and small businesses bearing some of the largest burden of COVID-19 response.
While we promised a 2-part blog series on coronavirus, it’s clear that the spread as well as impacts of the disease are not slowing down anytime soon. As state and local governments try to make sense of all the policy and funding packages in the news cycle, we wanted to continue sharing resources and best practices to implement such funding and deliver aid to communities as quickly as... more
In our last article, “How Governments Can Access Grants to Fight Coronavirus,” we discussed the latest funding announcement and guidelines to help state, local, and tribal governments maximize grants to fight COVID-19 in their respective communities.
If we think about it, state and local governments are “the backbone of our public health system.” That’s how HHS Secretary, Alex Azar, put it in a recent funding announcement. This means states and local jurisdictions as well as tribal governments are on the frontlines when it comes to dealing with this global pandemic: Coronavirus or COVID-19. It’s also well-known that despite their... more
If you’ve been to our homepage (or anywhere on our website) recently, you may have noticed something different. That’s because eCivis has just launched an exciting brand refresh with bolder colors, updates to our website, and a new logo! Why the blue and purple haze, you ask? And no, it’s not because we were feeling Jimi Hendrix vibes.
Before bankruptcy, the city of Detroit was operating with outdated systems, processes, and record-keeping. Fast-forward to today, the City of Detroit is thriving, investing in their citizens and critical programs that impact their communities. Check out their story. Watch the video.
The Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency (GREAT) Act, is a new law signed on Dec 30, 2019, that transforms federal grant reporting by directing federal agencies to modernize and improve grantee reporting. Federal agencies have three years to update their data collection systems used to manage critical information about grantee performance and reporting for... more
2020 will bring several changes to the grant world. A notable change required for receiving federal funding includes replacing the Dun & Bradstreet DUNS number with a new Unique Entity ID (UEI). The UEI will be a 12-character, alphanumeric value. This will not only be a change in the number but also include a change in the process of both requesting and obtaining a UEI number. As... more
May 2019, Pima County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to accept Operation Stonegarden grant funding, which provides federal dollars to the Sheriff's Department to reimburse the county for expenses related to border crime.
The Grant Professionals Association, Grant Professionals Certification Institute, and Grant Professionals Foundation is proud to announce the 2019 Grant Professional Class of Distinguished Fellows Award Recipient. This year’s inductee is the late Michael King Wells of Portland, Oregon.