Tag Archives: grants reform proposal

Communication is Key As OMB Nears Final Rule on Grants Reforms

A quick look at the calendar shows that there are only about seven weeks left until the new year (Eeek! Christmas shopping awaits!). Since it issued its grants reform proposal in February, the Office of Management and Budget has stuck…

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Want to Join My Fantasy Grants League?

Rather than blogging about how infuriating it is to witness Congress’ ineptitude to reach any kind of compromise to prevent the current federal government shutdown, I thought I’d post about something a bit more fun — baseball. We’re now beginning…

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How Is OMB Like Oprah Winfrey? The Sequel

You know you’ve made the big time as a journalist when a federal official addresses a conference and the first thing he or she mentions is something you wrote. Consider me as hitting the big time!

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Three Reasons Why Next Week Will Be Very Interesting

Some weeks are relatively humdrum. There’s not much going on, and I’ll spend several days in a row sitting in front of my computer, writing and editing articles. And then there are weeks like next week. Prepare to have the…

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Getting Back into the Swing of Things

Remember back when you were in school and you took the summer off. The first couple of weeks back in class in September were filled with refresher assignments to help you remember all those things you may have forgotten over…

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A Little More About ‘The Show’

If you didn’t get your fill of popcorn yesterday, here’s a second helping (we’re still on this food kick it seems!). Since publishing yesterday’s blog post about the Office of Management and Budget’s upcoming webcast on the new grants reform proposal,…

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A Birthday and a Proposal — Wow, What a Day!

Well, folks, we in the Thompson grants group are all atwitter (or as amped up as you can be in at a relatively quiet publishing company) today because we are marking not one, but two special occasions.

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