Tag Archives: notice of proposed guidance

It’s All About the Beans

(This post was written by Chuck Edwards managing editor of Thompson Publishing Group’s federal education publications) In the wake of a 2011 presidential mandate to reduce administrative burden associated with grants, there has been a flurry of initiatives (see here…

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Is the DATA Act Considering the Numbers?

Call me stubborn but I’m still not convinced that the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (H.R. 2146), more famously known as the DATA Act, is exactly a good thing — or at least in its current form. Like most others…

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What Will the OMB’s Next Shot Be?

Okay OMB, the ball is back in your court.

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Harsh Words for the Single Audit

The Office of Management and Budget Circular A-133 single audit took a beating Tuesday during a session during the National Grants Management Association’s annual training conference in which federal representatives asked attendees their reactions to the potential changes in OMB’s…

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A Truly Difficult Balancing Act

On Monday, the National Grants Management Association kicked off its annual training conference in Alexandria, Va., with a hefty discussion on the Office of Management and Budget’s notice of proposed guidance. The importance of this notice and the potentially dramatic…

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Let’s All Meet Next Week in Alexandria

Planning to be in the D.C./Alexandria, Va. area next week? If so, drop by the National Grants Management Association’s annual training conference April 22-25 in Alexandria. The NGMA will be welcoming walk-in registrations, so if you didn’t register ahead of…

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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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