Federal Grant Management Toolkit

Receipt of federal funding can be simultaneously an excellent opportunity and a frightening proposition. Regardless of an organization’s mission, federal funds expand the scope of what it can accomplish. However, those funds come with many strings attached. If an organization does not fully understand or comply with those strings, the resulting consequences can be significant and severe. 

FTLF’s Federal Grant Management Toolkit is designed to help both new and experienced grantees navigate the rules of the federal grant system. 

The Toolkit includes customizable sample policies, procedures, and checklists, including:

  • Financial Management Policy
  • Property Management Policy
  • Procurement Policy and Procedures
  • Subaward Risk Assessment and Monitoring Policy
  • Audit Services RFP

While many specific practices and regulations vary from agency to agency and program to program, this Toolkit serves as a useful resource on the systemic rules and requirements that apply to all federal grantees. 

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    Course summary
    Course opens: 
    08/24/2018
    Course expires: 
    12/31/2019
    Cost:
    $500.00

    Federal Grant Management Toolkit

    TABLE OF CONTENTS


    Introduction

    Attachment I-1 – Legal Framework

    Attachment I-2 – Uniform Guidance Required Policies

     

    Chapter 1: Financial Management

    Attachment 1-1 – Sample Financial Management Policy

     

    Chapter 2: Federal Interest and Property Management

    Attachment 2-1 – Sample Property Management Policy

     

    Chapter 3: Contracts Under Grants: The Procurement Standards

    Attachment 3-1 – Sample Procurement Policy and Procedures

     

    Chapter 4: Subrecipient Agreement

    Attachment 4-1 – Sample Subaward Risk Assessment and Monitoring Policy

    Attachment 4-2 – Subaward Drafting Considerations

    Attachment 4-3 – Sample Risk Assessment and Monitoring Plan

     

    Chapter 5: Federal Audits

    Attachment 5-1 – Sample Audit Services RFP

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    This Toolkit and its resources were created in response to requests from federal grantees across the country for assistance understanding federal laws, regulations, and guidance to support compliance with programmatic requirements. Attorneys from Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP provide a full range of advice, support, and legal counsel to recipients of federal funds nationwide. Our Federal Grants attorneys have years of experience related to maintaining compliance with programmatic requirements and practical implementation strategies; interpreting and applying federal statutes, regulations, and guidance, including the Supercircular/Uniform Guidance; and preparing for and responding to government reviews, audits, and cost disallowances.


    SCOTT SHEFFLER 

    A Partner with the firm in the Federal Grants and Health Law practice groups, Scott advises clients on matters of federal grant law, government contract law, and health care law.  Scott assists clients with the myriad requirements that apply upon acceptance of federal grant funding, including the administrative requirements and cost principles established in the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars that preceded the Uniform Guidance, and program-specific statutory and regulatory funding conditions. [Full Bio]

    There are no continuing education credits or other attendance records associated with this product.

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    Accreditation Period

    Course opens: 
    08/24/2018
    Course expires: 
    12/31/2019

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    $500.00
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