(Recorded Webinar) Cost Share/Match for Head Start
Head Start programs must provide at least 20% of their total operating costs through in-kind donations or cash match. These contributions must be used to support actual operations of the Head Start program and for expenses that the program would otherwise use federal funds for, if they were available. Failure to comply with these requirements could result in a serious financial penalty.
This webinar will provide an overview of the non-federal share requirement, the most common ways that Head Start agencies meet their share requirements, and strategies for fulfilling documentation obligations. We will also cover answers to your most frequently asked questions, including:
- Which items and services count as match?
- How do you document matching share correctly?
- When should my program consider requesting a waiver of the match requirement?
- CFOs, Finance Managers, and Finance Department Personnel
- Other Managers involved in Budgeting and Funds Management
- Head Start Leadership, including CEOs, COOs, CMOs
- Executive Directors / Head Start Program Directors
- Grant Managers, Specialists, and Administrators
- Program Officers
- Grant Officers
After this webinar, you will be able to:
- Identify items and services your program can count as match
- Recognize how to document matching share
- Understand why showing "overmatch" makes sense
- Discuss common and not-so-common pitfalls to avoid
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 and the never-ending list of grant administration matters. Ted’s expertise in financial, cost reporting, reimbursement, and administrative issues is widely recognized and he routinely handles government audits, internal investigations, and litigation. [Full Bio]
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