Tag Archives: procurement

Time for the Fireworks! OMB Issues 2018 Compliance Supplement

Chalk this under the “Ask and ye shall receive” department! Last week, we were posting snails as we waited for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to issue the 2018 2 C.F.R. Part 200, Appendix XI Compliance Supplement. Here…

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Sneak Preview: FNS Clarifies Procurement Review Requirements

The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) recently issued guidance, in the form of a memo — SP-39-2017, to states clarifying that they…

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Sneak Preview: Emphasis on Procurement Accountability Greater Now

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The procurement of goods and services with federal funds is a major challenge for recipients and a growing concern for auditors, as grant recipients struggle to…

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OMB Addresses New Procurement Provisions in Uniform Grant Guidance

Leave it to Gil Tran of the Office of Management and Budget to come up with a new way to view grants. Tran, whose presentations at conferences and events are typically amusing and full of anecdotes ranging from songs from…

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OMB’s New Guidance Offers Grantees Time To Prepare for Changes

Remember the key words of the Boy Scout motto? Be prepared! Thinking back on a webinar hosted by Thompson last Thursday featuring Tiffany Winters, partner at Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC, that motto seems to ring true for grantees now that…

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