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DATA QUEST: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S QUEST FOR STANDARD DATA AND IMPACT ON GRANT RECIPIENTS

Webinar • Thursday, November 14, 2019 • 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

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In the last few years, the federal government has initiated several measures to provide Congress, program managers and the public with accurate funding information. Now, this quest to standardize both data and reporting requirements could have a major impact on your own grant management.

It’s critical to understand how federal data and reporting standardization initiatives may affect both your funding programs and your internal and external reporting processes. Plus, if you do need to make changes to adapt your programs, you need best practices for managing those efforts.

Let an expert show you what to expect and how to prepare:

Register now for Data Quest: Federal Government’s Quest for Standard Data and Impact on Grant Recipients.

In this 90-minute webinar, leading grants management consultant Sandra Swab presents a vital overview of what data standardization means for everything from your funding programs to your internal and external reports. 

Know what changes are required—and when.  You’ll gain practical insights on where (and if) your program must adopt new data-gathering and reporting process. You’ll also learn best practices for working with your federal partners to achieve data-standardization goals. Plus, you’ll have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now for expert guidance on how federal data-standardization and other management initiatives may affect funding programs and grant recipients, including:

  • How specific initiatives may affect federal financial assistance and grant recipients
  • What major federal reporting and management systems data standardization will affect—and how
  • How to identify a non-federal entity’s internal data requirements
  • How to begin and maintain data standardization for internal and external reports
  • How to determine your organization’s burden level for making data changes and how to manage the effort
  • How to participate and collaborate with federal partners regarding data standardization and communicate the effectiveness of these efforts

With this solid overview, you’ll know how to align your federal grants programs and processes with the government’s data-standardization initiatives.

Register now for Data Quest: Federal Government’s Quest for Standard Data and Impact on Grant Recipients.

Who Will Benefit:

This webinar is of value to all non-federal entities involved with receiving and managing federal financial assistance. This includes state and local governments, tribal organizations, educational institutions and hospitals, nonprofits and others. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • Grant Administrators/Managers
  • CFOs
  • Procurement Officers
  • Grants Specialists
  • Program Managers
  • Budget Officers

YOUR EXPERT(S):

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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