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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Atlanta loses $1 million federal grant for affordable housing Atlanta Journal ConstitutionThe city of Atlanta is losing about $1 million that could have been used for affordable housing, according to a Channel 2 Action News Investigation. The U. S. ...
Grant Expert Calls On Lawmakers To Prevent Another "GEAR UP" Scandal KELOLAND TVA grant and non-profit expert is calling on lawmakers to form a new committee to have more oversight on programs using state and federal taxpayer dollars.
Immigration disputes hold up grant money | News Rutland HeraldCertain funding sources for school resource officers and drug enforcement is on hold while the Department of Justice sorts out legal disputes over tying the ...
$15.6 million railroad facility opens Des Moines to global markets Des Moines RegisterThe Des Moines transload facility will be a boon to the local economy, officials say.
Launch NY receives $300000 federal grant Buffalo NewsLaunch New York has received $300000 in federal funding to promote growth by startups in 27 counties of upstate New York, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and ...
West Virginia projects draw $40M in US transportation grants WHSVTwo West Virginia highway projects have been awarded a total of $40 million in federal grants.
Maquoketa receives federal grant for $9.5M street project Quad City TimesMAQUOKETA, Iowa — A federal grant will help pay for the largest construction project ever in an eastern Iowa city, where officials plan to spend about $9.5 ...
Passage of SIREN Act to Provide Federal Grants for Rural Agencies EMSWorldThe Supporting and Improving Rural EMS Needs (SIREN) Act reauthorizes a federal grant program to support rural EMS agencies lacking adequate resources.
Second former UNH researcher pleads guilty to stealing federal grant money The Union LeaderCONCORD — A second former University of New Hampshire researcher has pleaded guilty to stealing federal grant money, prosecutors announced Thursday.
WYDOT gets $20M in federal grant for I-80 improvements BuckrailWYOMING – US Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the approval Tuesday of a $20 million grant for an Interstate 80 winter freight improvement ...
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
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