Category Archives: Funding Agencies

Sneak Preview: OIG Calls for Codified Rules for Recovery Program

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Inspector General (OIG) maintained that HUD has the authority to codify regulations for the Community Development…

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Sneak Preview: ETA Finalizes Senior Employment Rule Revision

(The following was excepted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) recently finalized an interim rule issued in December 2017 revising the performance accountability measures for the Senior…

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Sneak Preview: ACF Is Working To Improve Its Responses to Audits

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF), responding to recommendations in a recent HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG)…

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Sneak Preview: FTA Rule Sets New Framework for Transit Safety

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is requiring states and certain operators of public transportation systems that receive federal financial assistance as a…

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Sneak Preview: CMS To Conduct Medicaid Audits To Boost Integrity

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) To ensure that states are establishing appropriate reimbursement rates and claiming accurate federal matching funds under the Medicaid program, the Department of Health and Human Services…

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Sneak Preview: HUD Office Objects to Poor Oversight Findings

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD) resoundingly objected to a recent HUD Office of Inspector General (OIG)…

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FTA Seeks Comments on How to Define a ‘Federal Project’

Once again, the federal government is asking for your input. Now through Aug. 17, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will be hosting an online dialog to collect public comments on how to best define a “federal project” that is subject…

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DOJ Issues Grant Condition Related to Information Sharing on Immigrants

The heated debate over sanctuary cities continues, and now it is finding its way into grant terms and conditions. The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently posted notices of funding opportunities under four public safety grant programs for federal fiscal year…

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Sneak Preview: Federal Reorganization Proposal Would Realign Grant Programs

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Trump Administration has submitted a proposal to Congress to reorganize the federal government, a move that could dramatically impact the current operations of numerous federal…

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Sneak Preview: FEMA To Update Public Assistance Pilot Guidance

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials plan to update their internal guidance used to validate subrecipient cost estimates for work projects under FEMA’s Public Assistance alternative…

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