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Open Beta Site Unveiled for Comments To Improve USASpending.gov

The federal government is looking for your feedback once again; this time it’s the U.S. Treasury Department. This month, the Department of the Treasury unveiled a new website to collect recommendations and suggestions on the final version of USASpending.gov, which…

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USASpending.gov Makes Numerous Website Updates

In case you haven’t checked out USAspending.gov in some time, you may notice some new features that have enhanced the functionality of the site. Operators of USAspending.gov said the changes were made to meet user request for better usability, presentation…

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Are You Sure You Know How To Manage Subrecipients?

So, just how well do you understand the grantee-subgrantee relationship? One of the most common audit findings occurs when a prime grant recipient has failed to correctly identify a subrecipient as such and has instead executed a contract. Such a…

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I’ll Take Door Number 3

Although I’m showing my age by saying this, one of my favorite guilty pleasures as a child was watching the game show “Let’s Make a Deal!” In case you’ve never seen it, here a clip. The show entails the host…

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Funding Attractions Presents ‘The Return of the Snail’

OK, although I promised myself I wouldn’t go overboard, I had to do this at least once. We present the return of the snail. If you were a follower of our blog posts last spring, you’ll probably remember that we…

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Happy Birthday, Recovery Act!

Three years ago today, President Obama signed the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 – otherwise known as the stimulus bill, the Recovery Act or ARRA – into law. And the opinions about it have been flying…

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Introducing Publication Giveaway Winner Colleen Campbell

Here she is! The second winner of our new grants publications giveaway was Colleen Campbell, statewide single audit coordinator for the Alaska Department of Administration, Division of Finance. I got in touch with her recently to find out more about…

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The Chocolate Beckons!

The time is now to register for the National Grants Management Association’s annual training conference on May 1-4. This year, the event is moving from its traditional location in the D.C. area to Hershey, Pa. How tempting is that for…

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The Quest for Higher Quality Data

If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing correctly! Dot the Is, cross the Ts and get the numbers right! This seems to be the growing mantra in the federal government concerning reporting on federal awards.

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