Tag Archives: grants management

Sneak Preview: Even Minor Subgrantee Risks Can Pose Hazards

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Prime recipients monitoring their subrecipients’ internal control risks should treat even minor concerns seriously because they could eventually become more significant if not addressed early.

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Get Set, OMB, You’ve Got Some Reading To Do!

Keep ‘em coming, folks, keep ‘em coming! I’ve had a chance to look over many of the comments already submitted to the Office of Management and Budget on the notice of proposed guidance related to grants management and single audit…

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Good Comment, Now Who Said It?

Is it just me or is our nation’s reliance on technology creating more problems than offering solutions? Ladies and gentlemen, I present Regulations.gov as the current culprit.

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We’re Back in Full Bloom!

Like the flowers returning in the spring after being dormant all winter, Funding Attractions is back up again after a lengthy break while we updated the program’s software. And what an exciting time it is to return!

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Grant Reform: The Engineer’s Lament

(This post originally appeared on Title I-Derland, Thompson’s blog on federal K-12 education, and was written by Chuck Edwards, senior executive director for Thompson’s education products.) In the dramatic grants reform proposal released on Friday by the Office of Management…

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Thompson Announces Partnership with American Funding Innovators

Washington, DC (November 1) — Thompson Publishing Group has launched a new partnership with American Funding Innovators, which provides intuitive and affordable software for grants research, management and reporting. Through this partnership, AFI and Thompson will integrate their action-oriented tools…

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Two Shall Now Become One

The days of the Grants Policy Committee and the Grants Executive Board are no more.

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More Than Turkey on the Menu for the Grants Community

I was recently looking at my schedule and realized that there’s a ton of stuff happening for the grants community in November. We’ll be attending and/or supporting a number of these events.  They’re in my calendar – hope you add…

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The Hazy But Never Lazy Days of Summer at FundingAttractions.com

You’re about to start seeing some new features here. We’ll be adding things like video and audio clips, more guest posts and regular round-up pieces about trending news and topics (we’re trying to come up with a catchy name for…

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Raise Your Hand If You Know Your Job

Volunteers with a keen awareness of the grants management job market are needed.

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