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Tribal Government Exemptions Under The Uniform Grant Guidance

Thursday, May 18th, 2017 • 1:00 pm ET/12:00 pm CT/11:00 am MT/10:00 am PT


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$249.00 Tribal Government Exemptions Under The Uniform Grant Guidance (OnDemand)
Webinar Details

Subject: Grants Management

Prerequisites: None

Recommended Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications

Program Knowledge Level: Basic

Advanced Preparation: None

There can be a misconception that tribal governments are exempt from having to follow Uniform Grant Guidance because, instead, they only follow the statutes or regulations of their funding agencies.

Tribal governments, however, are not 100% exempt.  For instance: In areas like audit requirements, Appendix V and Appendix VII, thinking you’re exempt could expose you to costly enforcement actions.  Plus, even when exemptions are available under Uniform Guidance, similar requirements may be in force under the ISDEAA—and tribal governments are not exempt from complying with those.

Clearly, understanding how exemptions apply under the Uniform Guidance must be a top priority for tribal governments and those who work with them.  Let an expert show you what you need to know.

Register now for Tribal Government Exemptions Under the Uniform Grant Guidance.

In this 90-minute webinar, federal grants consultant Sandra Swab explains what specific aspects of the Uniform Guidance apply to tribal governments. You’ll also learn when and how exemptions to following the Uniform Guidance are applied under the Indian Self-determination and Education Assistance Act (ISEAA), as well as how key actions from DOI and HHS are affecting your funding agencies.

A model for improved grants management.  From Subpart F audit requirements, to Appendices V and VII, you’ll master how Uniform Guidance requirements that affect tribal governments—and where an exemption under the guidance might still be a requirement under the ISEAA. You’ll also discover how to use the Uniform Guidance to improve grant management and chances of getting tribal councils to accept grants. You’ll even 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 to comply with the Uniform Guidance and how to use it improve overall grants management, including:

  • What aspects of the Uniform Guidance apply to tribal governments
  • Audit requirements: How Subpart F applies
  • How ISDEAA applies to the Uniform Guidance
  • Types of exemptions to the Uniform Guidance
  • Using the Uniform Guidance as a business-practice model for managing federal awards

Remember, tribal governments are not completely exempt from following the Uniform Guidance. Don’t miss this opportunity for expert guidance on where your compliance efforts must go beyond what your grant funding agency requires.

Register now for Tribal Government Exemptions Under the Uniform Grant Guidance.

Who Will Benefit

This webinar is of value to all tribal governments and any subrecipients or organizations that routinely do business with tribal governments. Attendees who will benefit most include:

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


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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