Tag Archives: grants

ED Issues New Flexibility Guidance on Time-and-Effort Reporting

(This guest blog was written by the staff of Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC and ran in Thompson’s education blog Title 1-derland.) At the annual meeting of the Association of Education Federal Financial Administrators (AEFFA) last October in Charleston, Kay Rigling…

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Charter Oversight: Managing From Behind a Curtain

(This guest post was written by Nancy Connor and originally appeared on Thompson’s education blog, Title I-Derland.) Charter schools represent a growing concern to me because all of our 30+ charter schools are considered to be public schools under the umbrella of my…

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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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Roundup Reel: Early February Edition

(The Roundup Reel features some of the recent funding-related developments that you may have missed.) The Department of Housing and Urban Development will hold a conference call on Monday (Feb. 6) about its fiscal year 2012 Choice Neighborhoods Implementation program,…

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Should Grants Be More Like a Dog Show?

A year ago today, we launched this sucker. And we’re pretty proud of what we’ve done with it since then. One may be the loneliest number in a (great) classic rock song, but not here. One suits us just fine,…

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High Court Considers Challenge to Grants-in-Aid

(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.) Columnist George Will Sunday highlighted an oft-overlooked challenge to the “quid pro quo” theory behind…

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L/SFR Sneak Preview: HUD Revamps Homelessness Programs

(This post is excerpted from an upcoming article in Thompson’s Local/State Funding Report. Subscribers can find the rest of the story in the Dec. 19 issue.) The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently issued a number of notices…

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Supercommittee Fail: The Education Funding Crisis That Keeps on Giving

(This guest post was written by Susan Perri, MPA , a grantwriting specialist, philanthropic fundraiser and nonprofit social media strategist. Ms. Perri is a grants consultant for Hanover Grants and helps organizations use communications for social good. She can be…

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Some Good News on Real Property

Well, this one almost slipped through the cracks. Thanks to our friends at Grants World Blog, we now know that the Office of Management and Budget has approved a new real property standard report.

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L/SFR Sneak Preview: Recent FTC Win Highlights Importance of Grant Industry Certifications

(This story is excerpted from the Nov. 28 issue of Local/State Funding Report.) The Federal Trade Commission won a $29.8 million judgment in November against a company accused of peddling fake grants and other bogus services. Grant Connect had been…

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