Federal Funding Academy

New Orleans, LA US
February 27, 2019 to March 1, 2019

Live, 3 Day Federal Grants Management Training

A three-day overview of the federal grants system, covering everything from the legal underpinnings of the system through procurement and subaward requirements, cost issues, and audit resolution. 

Federal Grants Practice Group attorneys Ted Waters and Scott Sheffler and independent grants consultant Jerry Bertrand dive deeply into and lead you through in-depth discussions of regulatory language and effective implementation – particularly when the regulations are ambiguous.  

At this highly interactive and at times humorous training session, you'll have plenty of opportunities for discussion with Ted, Scott, and Jerry. Take advantage of this opportunity to have your questions answered and to directly apply the knowledge you've gained from the training session.

INCLUDED IN YOUR REGISTRATION:

  • Three days of education sessions focused on federal grants
  • Continental breakfast and lunch on all three days
  • Networking opportunities with colleagues from across the country
  • Q&A with attorneys who provide counsel and advice to federal grants recipients

Target Audience

Grant Professionals including:

  • Executive Leadership including CEO's, CFO's and COO'sEarn up to 19 NASBA CPEs!
  • Grant Specialists and Administrators
  • Finance Department Personnel involved in Budgeting and Funds Management
  • Grant Managers  
  • Program Officers  
  • Grant Officers   
  • Auditors

The training is suited to recipients managing grants in any federal grant program as well as personnel from nonprofits, local governments, institutions of higher education, and state governments.

Learning Objectives

After this training, you will be able to:

  • Understand the federal financial assistance system underlying all grant awards;
  • Discuss the specific regulatory requirements applicable to key areas of federal grant management, regardless of program;
  • Describe the core concepts of financial management and cost allocation, and how to apply them; and
  • Identify the major requirements of the Uniform Guidance, including procurement standards, subrecipient management requirements, and the allowable costs/ cost allocation system – as well as implementation strategies for each.
Course summary
Course opens: 
10/29/2018
Course expires: 
08/01/2019
Event starts: 
02/27/2019 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
03/01/2019 - 3:00pm
Cost:
$1,450.00
Hyatt Centric in New Orleans
800 Iberville Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
United States
+1 (504) 586-0800

FTLF has secured a room block at a discounted rate. 

To make reservations:

  • Online: click here and enter the group code G-FFAT when prompted
  • By phone: Call the hotel directly at 1 (888) 591-1234 and identify yourself as attending the Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell event

Please reserve your room as soon as possible to ensure that you receive the group rate; room block expires Tuesday, February 5, 2019.

Our guests receive the following added perks:

  • Complimentary WiFi in your room
  • Extended group room rate, good for three nights prior to our training, should you wish to extend your stay
  • $15 off nightly valet parking
  • Located in the heart of the French Quarter

Please note: Early arrivals may be assessed a $50.00 early check-in fee.

Ted Waters

Serving as Managing Partner of the firm since 2003, and a member of the Health Law and Federal Grants practices since 1992, Ted is a national authority in the area of federal grants, particularly in the health and community service spheres. He advises clients on all aspects of program requirements, including issues such as cost-based reimbursement, governance, grant administration, cost reporting, and administrative issues and routinely handles challenging issues such as government audits, internal investigations, and litigation. Ted's priority is to help each organization carry out its mission by offering practical, down-to-earth counsel and to ensure that legal challenges do not distract from that focus. [Full Bio]

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]

Jerry Bertrand

As a consultant, Mr. Bertrand has worked in the nonprofit and higher education environments, including OneStar Foundation, Methodist Healthcare Ministries, and Texas A&M International University. He frequently brings his real-world experience to bear in teaching and coaching environments, conducting on-site training for a variety of organizations, including federal (NASA, Department of Labor, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Health and Human Services, Corporation for National and Community Service) state (California, Idaho, Kentucky, and Texas state governments), local (San Diego County, and the Washington, DC governments) and nonprofit organizations (Habitat for Humanity International, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution).

Conference participants can earn up to 19 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Target Audience: Grant Professionals, including Grant Specialists, Grant Administrators, Grant Managers, Program Officers, Grant Officers, Auditors, but all are welcome.
  • Advanced Preparation: None  
  • Program Level: All
  • Delivery Method: Group-Live 

Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website www.nasbaregistry.org (formerly www.learningmarket.org).

Available Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/29/2018
Course expires: 
08/01/2019

Price

Cost:
$1,450.00
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Payment

We accept payment by PayPal, credit card, and check. Payment for any live training is due upon registration. If payment is not received in full prior to the start of the event, FTLF reserves the right to cancel your order and deny you entrance to the training.


Cost for this 3 Day Training:

Earl Bird
(Until November 30)
Regular Registration
(December 1 - February 4)
Late Registraiton
(February 5 - February 26)
$1,250$1,450$1,550

Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests must be received in writing at learning@ftlf.com. Requests for refunds will be granted according to the following schedule:

  • Requests received 30 or more days prior to the event will receive a full refund.
  • Requests received between 11 to 29 days prior to the event will receive a 50% refund.
  • Requests received within 10 days of the event start date are not eligible for a refund.

If there are extenuating circumstances regarding your cancellation, please reach out to the FTLF Training Team directly at learning@ftlf.com.