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Webinar • Thursday, August 10, 2017 • 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. ET


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$249.00 Rules of the Game: Understanding the Structure of the Uniform Guidance (OnDemand)

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Webinar Details

Prerequisites: None

Recommended Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications

Advanced Preparation: None

As you know, both federal and nonfederal entities must comply with the Uniform Grant Guidance. But that’s not so simple.

The guidance not only consolidates prior circulars, it completely changes many provisions and adds many new ones. Your ability to protect funding and avoid penalties means mastering this thick layer of complexity that has been added to the already difficult and highly technical grants arena.

Get it right and you not only comply: you can actually make Uniform Grant Guidance work for your program

Designed for federal agencies and nonfederal entities, this 90-minute webinar explains the structure of the Uniform Grant Guidance. You’ll learn where to find the program-specific compliance information you need plus tips for using the guidance as a powerful tool for troubleshooting implementation and managing key grant processes most effectively.

Take the guesswork out of provisions. Led by Sandra Swab—a federal grants expert with more than 30 years of experience with finance and program management, you’ll understand exactly how the guidance is structured so you can find the right information to translate your management responsibilities into new policies and procedures. Plus, you can ask your own specific questions during the Q&A portion of the presentation.

Reserve your space now to learn the best way to implement changes and protect funding, including:

  • A thorough review of the Uniform Grant Guidance and what is new
  • Changes that may require you to take on new management responsibilities and establish new policies and procedures
  • How to mine the 12 Appendices plus other supplemental information for further clarification about requirements
  • How to mesh information on clarifications and exceptions with Uniform Grant Guidance to manage grants
  • Knowledge, skills and methods that help you prepare to use Uniform Grant Guidance to support compliance and performance
  • And more

This comprehensive look at the guidance’s structure helps make sure you do not overlook key grant processes and policies that need to change.

This webinar is of value to all federal-grant recipients, new federal agency program managers, and everyone who works with federal grants, including:

  • Grant administrators
  • Grant program staff
  • Grant accounting and finance staff
  • Internal and external auditors
  • Organizational leaders responsible for implementation

Remember, noncompliance with the new Uniform Grant Guidance can lead to devastating penalties and loss of funding. This webinar clears the confusion over the changes you need to make and the responsibilities you must take on to stay compliant—and successful.

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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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