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BUDGET + COMPLIANCE = IMPACT: DEVELOPING AND
MANAGING GRANT BUDGETS THAT DO MORE THAN JUST ADD CORRECTLY

Webinar • Thursday, July 11, 2019 • 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

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Prerequisites: None

Recommended Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications

Program Knowledge Level: Basic

Advanced Preparation: None

Strong narratives help you win grants. Strong budget practices help you keep them. How? By reducing your risk of non-compliance and non-performance and supporting you through the grant audit.

To get this protection, budget development must be prioritized during the pre-award phase. Budget management must involve staff and departments across your organization. And your spending plan must get full attention throughout the grant lifecycle.

Here’s how to make it all happen.

Register now for Budget + Compliance = Impact: Developing and Managing Grant Budgets That Do More Than Just A dd Correctly.

Led by grants consultant Elizabeth Gombash, this 90-minute webinar explores budget development and management strategies for non-federal entities. You’ll discover how to reduce non-compliance and non-performance risks while strengthening your grant-audit readiness.

A practitioner’s point of view.  You’ll learn how to adjust processes throughout your organization. You’ll also discover pre-award tactics that help you avoid the post-award risks a poorly designed budget can create.  Plus, you can ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now to turn better budget practices into better grant compliance and performance, including:

  • How and when to develop the budget section of your grant proposal
  • 2 CFR 200 requirements associated with common spending plan decisions (including cost principles and allowability)
  • Strategies for avoiding spending-related compliance risks during both pre- and post-award phases of the grant lifecycle
  • How grant spending, grant management efficiency and grant performance outcomes are intertwined
  • The critical role of developing strong communication, collaboration and knowledge between different staff and departments

Remember, the more control you exert over budget development and management, the less worry you’ll have at audit time. Don’t wait to implement processes and practices that help ensure grant compliance and performance.

Register now for Budget + Compliance = Impact: Developing and Managing Grant Budgets That Do More Than Just Add Correctly.

This webinar is of value to non-federal entities (grant award recipients, pass-through entities, subrecipients), federal agency program managers and companies that provide pre-award or post-award services. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • Grant writers
  • Grant managers
  • Grant project directors
  • Organization administrators
  • Organization finance/accounting staff
  • Organization purchasing staff
  • Organization human resources staff

YOUR EXPERT(S):

Elizabeth Gombash

Elizabeth Gombash is the Managing Member of G Team Communication, LLC, an education consulting company that provides grant lifecycle support services to higher education clients. In addition to grant writing and strategic concept development, Ms. Gombash specializes in developing institutional grants management capacity to keep pace with evolving funder regulations and interpretations relating to internal control systems and compliance. She is a nationally recognized authority in grant writing and grants management, rooted in over 30 years of practical experience applying funder regulations, rules, and policies, most recently having retired as Associate Vice President of Strategic Grants Planning and Development at Seminole State College of Florida, and also having worked as a federal grants management specialist. Grants written by Ms. Gombash have been funded for over $110 million by numerous federal, state, and private sources, including grants from the U.S. Department of Education, the National Science Foundation, and the Health Resources and Services Administration. She has maintained an average annual funding rate of approximately 75% throughout her career. She has delivered numerous training workshops and conference presentations around the country, and written articles for professional publications. Ms. Gombash has served as a director on the national boards for the National Grants Management Association and the Council for Resource Development, and currently serves on Thompson Grants’ Editorial Advisory Board.

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