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U.S. Department of Education Grants Compliance Directory

A comprehensive guide to winning and managing awards from the Department of Education.

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$99.00 ED Compliance Directory

Thompson Grants’ U.S. Department of Education Grants Compliance Directory is a specialized desktop guide that will help you understand the specific grant regulations that govern the acquisition and management of federal funds from the Department of Education (ED).

The Directory is designed to both assist applicants who are seeking an award from ED as well as help recipients of ED awards to stay in compliance with the ED-specific compliance requirements that dictate terms and conditions of their awards. Benefit from practical and applicable information in a convenient format and easy-to-understand language so you can submit effective proposals for ED funding opportunities and stay on top of the unique compliance challenges that come with managing ED awards.


What's Included:

  • A description of the agency, its organization and a list of ED grant programs, including the associated Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number
  • A summary of the agency’s grant pre-award and post-award administrative guidelines and regulations
  • Information on the agency’s performance goals under the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act
  • ED's exceptions to the uniform guidance
  • A complete list of ED regulations pertaining to grants, publications available from the agency addressing grant administration, and links to related articles from Thompson Grants pertaining to ED grant programs
  • A directory of important offices within the agency that conduct activities affecting grant administration
  • Grant administration regulations found at 2 C.F.R. 3474 and 34 C.F.R. Parts 75 through 77
  • And more!

About the Directory:

The U.S. Department of Education Grants Compliance Directory is a 100+ page softbound desk reference guide. The Directory is updated annually to include the latest rules and regulations governing grant funding from the U.S. Department of Education. If you place a One-time Print order, you will receive only this year's edition. If you place a Standing Print order, you will receive this year's edition and be automatically invoiced the cost of all subsequent years' editions as they are released. If you have any questions or would like information about bulk pricing, please contact Client Services by phone at 1.800.677.3789 or by email at This product will begin shipping June 1, 2018.

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