Tag Archives: Federal Demonstration Partnership

The First Year of the New Grants Guidance Will Be the Hardest

At the Federal Demonstration Partnership meeting in D.C. this morning, Victoria Collin of the Office of Management and Budget was comparing the new grants reform guidance to marriage. In essence, the proposal stage was the dating stage and now that…

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May: A Time for Gardenias, Grounders and Grants

Ah, May. The weather’s getting warmer, flowers are blooming, the school year’s entering the home stretch and the baseball season starts shaping up. As we prepare to enter this wonderful month, now’s the time to check the calendar for some…

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How is OMB Like Oprah Winfrey?

It’s not often that the Office of Management and Budget’s Victoria Collin can be compared to megastar Oprah Winfrey, but on Monday, they both had something in common.

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Could This Be Our Chance for Some Real News?

Maybe, just maybe, we might get a clearer idea later this month about what’s in store for the future of grants management. At least, one can hope. Here, let me explain.

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Researching a Few Good Ideas for the Recovery Act

It’s been several months in the making but the Federal Demonstration Partnership has finally released its American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Administrative Impact Survey Report. This is definitely a must-read for the folks at the Office of Management and Budget,…

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Why Are Research Grantees so Overwhelmed?

One TV commercial that many of us can relate to — myself included — is a spot for 5-hour ENERGY. See the video at the bottom of this post.

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