Thompson Grants a division of CBIS


Webinar • Wednesday, December 13, 2017 • 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET


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$249.00 Are Your Policies & Procedures Aligned with the Uniform Guidance? (OnDemand)

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Webinar Details

Prerequisites: None

Recommended Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications

Program Knowledge Level: Basic

Advanced Preparation: None

The Uniform Guidance requires federal grant recipients and subrecipients to have a wide range of written policies and procedures in place. Unfortunately, grantees may not understand all the areas in which policies and procedures are now required, or the updated language OMB auditors will expect to see.

What about your own policies and procedures? Have you covered all the bases? Are they appropriate for your specific organization? Is the way they are written up to date and aligned with the Uniform Guidance? Are you following correct procedures for updating and maintaining them?

With compliance—and your stewardship of federal funds—on the line, this is no time for guesswork. Let a federal grants expert help make sure you have the right policies and procedures to meet the OMB’s higher expectations.

Register now for Are Your Policies & Procedures Aligned with the Uniform Guidance?

In this 90-minute webinar, federal grants guru and former OMB Senior Policy Analyst Sandra Swab clears the confusion about what policies and procedures grant recipients are required to have in place—including policies and procedures you may not even realize are needed. She will also explain best practices for writing these policies and procedures, aligning them with the Uniform Guidance and changing or updating them as needed.

Improve your compliance and stewardship of federal funds. In addition to putting well-defined policies and procedures in place, you will learn how to use them to strengthen internal controls so you can improve the management of your federal award. Plus, you will have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now for the know-how to use good policies and procedures to take the worry out of grants management—and audits, including:

  • Key policy areas where the Uniform Guidance requires organizations to have written policies and procedures
  • Areas that may only require updates to organizational policies and procedures
  • The important difference between a written policy and a written procedure
  • A template for writing policies and procedures, and how to modify it for your own organization
  • A sound strategy for maintaining and updating policies and procedures
  • How internal controls go hand-in-hand with well-defined policies and procedures.

Remember, the Uniform Guidance requires policies and procedures in areas you may not even realize you need to cover. Do not let gaps and inadequate or outdated policies and procedures put your compliance—and award—at risk!

Register now for Are Your Policies & Procedures Aligned with the Uniform Guidance?

This webinar is of value to all organizations that receive federal awards directly from a federal awarding agency or pass-through organization. 

Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • Prime recipients
  • Subrecipients


Sandra Swab

Sandra Swab is a leading independent consultant focusing on grants, data standards and performance measurement.  She most recently retired from the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board where she served as its Data Manager and Senior Advisor for Grants, Performance and Data Standards.  She has also worked as a senior manager at KPMG and SiloSmashers after having worked at the Office of Management and Budget as a Senior Policy Analyst in the Office of Federal Financial Management. She has over 30 years of government experience in grants, finance and program management.

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