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FROM DATA ACT TO GREAT ACT:
TRANSFORMING FEDERAL GRANT REPORTING

Webinar • Tuesday, July 10, 2018 • 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

Three initiatives could radically change how federal grantees report on their receipt and use of federal funding:

The White House, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Congress have responded to results from the DATA Act’s pilot program for transforming the reporting process. The White House’s Cross-Agency Priority Goal on Results-Oriented Accountability for Grants project has recommended a shift from document-based to data -centric reporting, as does the proposed GREAT Act legislation.

Here’s what you must know to start adapting your own systems and practices for what it will take to comply.

Register now for From DATA Act to GREAT Act: Transforming Federal Grant Reporting.

Hudson Hollister is an expert on how the government’s focus on open data is likely to transform reporting on grantees’ receipt and use of federal funds. In this 90-minute webinar, he will help federal grantees prepare for what’s ahead as reporting transitions from document-based to data-centric.

Understanding the GREAT Act. This webinar explains how the DATA Act pilot program and the proposed Grant Reporting Efficiency and Assistance Transparency (GREAT) Act could affect how grantees report to grantor agencies. Plus, you’ll have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now to prepare for changes in how grantees must report the receipt and use of federal grants, including:

  • How the DATA Act of 2014 affects the manner in which federal grantor agencies report data on the grants they award.
  • The process and results of the DATA Act’s two-year pilot program
  • How the White House Office of Management and Budget and Congress have responded to DATA Act pilot program results
  • How the White House’s Cross-Agency Priority Goal on Results-Oriented Accountability for Grants project may affect how federal grantees report data on grants they receive
  • How the proposed GREAT Act legislation would federal grant data reporting

The bottom line is that federal funding reporting responsibilities are about to change. Do not miss this expert-led guidance on how grantees—and their information systems—can prepare for all-new accountability and transparency.

Register now for From DATA Act to GREAT Act: Transforming Federal Grant Reporting.

This webinar is of value to specialists who manage and apply for federal grants, as well as technology companies that focus on financial and grants management. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • Grants Officers
  • Research Directors
  • Grant Management Specialists
  • Government Relations Specialists

YOUR EXPERT(S):

Hudson Hollister

Hudson Hollister is the founder and Executive Director of the Data Coalition, a trade association representing technology and consulting firms supporting open data in government. The Data Coalition is the main advocacy group for the implementation of the DATA Act of 2014, transforming the U.S. federal government's spending information into standardized, open data. The Data Coalition also supports data standards to transform regulatory compliance, legislative mandates, and the whole landscape of government invitation. Hudson has helped to craft landmark reforms, including the DATA Act, the OPEN Government Data Act, the Financial Transparency Act, and the Grant Reporting Efficiency and Assistance Transparency (GREAT) Act.

Hudson is also the founder of the Data Foundation, a nonprofit think tank seeking to define an open future for both government and private-sector data. The Data Foundation is responsible for the leading research on open data in federal spending and in regulatory compliance. The Data Foundation hosts the largest annual open data conference in the United States.

Prior to founding the Data Coalition and the Data Foundation, Hudson served as counsel to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of the U.S. House of Representatives and as an attorney fellow in the Office of Interactive Disclosure at the Securities and Exchange Commission. Before his government service, he was a securities litigator in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins LLP.

Hudson earned a law degree from Northwestern University and a bachelor's degree in political science and communications from the University of St. Francis.

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