Tag Archives: OMB

NGMA Conference Is A Hit for Grants Information

We’ve been taking a trip around the bases of the Crystal City Marriott this week attending sessions at the National Grants Management Association’s annual training conference, which has been focusing around its baseball theme, “Grants Management: In Full Swing.” Following…

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Change in Progress at the Office of Management and Budget

With the arrival of Donald Trump as president last week, grant applicants and recipients may have already noticed that the federal government is not running “business as usual.” For example, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) website is typically…

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Six Things To Watch For in Grants in 2017

At the end of the year, many news organizations often present a retrospective of what occurred the previous year. We prefer to look forward and provide an outlook as to what we think will be some of the biggest things…

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OMB Discusses Pending Grants Proposal, Revised FAQ Release

There still are a lot of questions left but at least we know a little bit more about the “what,” even though were are still left empty on the question as to “when.” Let me try to clarify a bit.

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Still Awaiting the Next Revision of the Uniform Guidance FAQ

As I look around my neighborhood, there are pumpkins on almost everyone’s front patio and Halloween decorations are in full force. Leaves are now beginning to fall from the trees in abundance, and the football season is getting closer to…

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2016 Compliance Supplement Now Divided Into Sections

Those who have been on this earth as long as I have may remember the famous line to the old Alka-Seltzer commercial, “I can’t believe I ate the WHOLE thing.” I’m sure we’ve all had days like that when we’ve…

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2016 Compliance Supplement Provides Auditors with a “Smoothing Option”

It may have taken the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) until this month to finally release the 2016 2 C.F.R. Part 200 Appendix XI Compliance Supplement, but at least it addressed a timely issue that couldn’t wait any longer….

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Sneak Preview: OMB Revises Circular A-123 To Integrate ERM

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has revised Circular A-123, which now integrates enterprise risk management (ERM) with internal controls in federal program planning and…

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OMB (Finally) Releases 2016 Compliance Supplement

Finally, fireworks! The 2016 Compliance Supplement is now available. Perhaps in the spirit of the Olympic Games currently underway in Brazil, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) set a record of its own this year — marking the latest…

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Sneak Preview: Subrecipients Urged To Understand Indirect Costs

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Many subrecipients that currently have no negotiated indirect cost rate are opting to accept the 10 percent de minimis indirect cost rate available under the Office…

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