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ENFORCING POLICIES THROUGH STRONG PROCEDURES

Webinar • Tuesday, January 14, 2020 • 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

The Uniform Guidance requires federal grant recipients and subrecipients to have a wide range of written policies and procedures in place. Unfortunately, grantees may not understand all the areas in which policies and procedures are now required, or the updated language OMB auditors will expect to see.

What about your own policies and procedures?  Have you covered all the bases? Are they appropriate for your specific organization? Is the way they are written up to date and aligned with the Uniform Guidance? Are you following correct procedures for updating and maintaining them?

With compliance—and your stewardship of federal funds—on the line, this is no time for guesswork. Let a federal grants expert help make sure you have the right policies and procedures to meet the OMB’s higher expectations.

Register now for Enforcing Policies Through Strong Procedures. 

In this 90-minute webinar, federal grants expert Cyndi MacKenzie clears the confusion about what policies and procedures grant recipients are required to have in place—including policies and procedures you may not even realize are needed. She will also explain best practices for implementing these policies and procedures, aligning them with the Uniform Guidance and changing or updating them as needed.

Improve your compliance and stewardship of federal funds. In addition to putting well-defined policies and procedures in place, you will learn how to use them to strengthen internal controls so you can improve the management of your federal award. Plus, you will have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now for practical guidance you can use immediately to boost your organization’s policies and procedures and keep your programs compliant. You will be able to: 

  • Increase knowledge of post-award grant management practices to sufficiently inform effective grant design and development
  • Identify methods for assisting organizations to implement practices that advance grant readiness
  • Identify strategies for educating grant applicants about financial and programmatic accountability to comply with funder requirements
  • Identify standard elements of regulatory compliance
  • Identify methods of establishing transitions to post-award implementation that fulfill project applications (e.g., document transfer, accuracy in post-award fiscal and activity reporting).

Register now for Enforcing Policies Through Strong Procedures

Who Will Benefit:

This webinar is of value non-federal entities, federal agency program managers and complies that provide pre-award or post-award services to clients. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • CEO
  • COO
  • Grant Manager
  • Grant Administrator
  • Grant Professionals
  • CFO
  • Director of Development
  • Program Managers

YOUR EXPERT(S):

Cyndi MacKenzie, GPC

Cyndi MacKenzie, Grant Professional Certified, has won over $32 million dollars in resources with her clients and has provided training at GPA National Conferences for three years.

In her seventeen years in this grantsmanship, Cyndi provides a full range of grant professional services to non-profits of all sizes including board development, strategic planning, prospect research, grant writing and management, post-award consultation, and in-person and individualized training.

As a Grant Professional Approved Trainer, a GPA Grant News contributing author, a member of the Grant Professional Association (GPA) and the Co-Chair of the GPA Ethics Committee, Cyndi keeps up-to-date on the latest research and trends, as well as being dedicated to the highest ethical standards in the field.

Cyndi has offices in Maine and Florida.

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