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Sneak Preview: VA Plans To Revise GPDP Application Procedures

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to update its Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program (GPDP) application and oversight procedures within the next year in response…

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Sneak Preview: Mich. Aims To Boost Youth in Transition Outcomes

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Michigan human services officials plan to work with the federal government to evaluate data and surveys on youth transitioning from foster care to self-sufficiency to ensure the…

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Sneak Preview: DOJ To Boost Oversight of Body Armor Programs

(The following was excerpted from the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Justice intends to reclaim unused funds and increase monitoring activities this year for grant programs that provide body armor to state and local law enforcement agencies, according…

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Sneak Preview: FNS To Emphasize Fraud Prevention in SNAP Program

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service). Upcoming Food and Nutrition Service guidance will emphasize that states should take greater steps to limit potential fraud in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

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Sneak Preview: FAA To Stress Accurate ARRA Job Data Reporting

(The following was excerpted from the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Federal Aviation Administration plans to remind airport sponsors who submit American Recovery and Reinvestment Act reports about the importance of providing accurate job creation and retention estimates to address…

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Sneak Preview: ETA Urged To Address UI Overpayments

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Employment and Training Administration is requiring states to enhance their quality service plans to prevent, detect and recover improper payments in the Unemployment Insurance (UI) program…

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Sneak Preview: NSF Working on Merit Review Criteria Guidance

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The National Science Foundation is planning how to implement recommendations to revise its merit review criteria. Handed down by a National Science Board task force, the recommendations…

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Sneak Preview: Audit Finds Misuse of Funds in Lower Ninth Ward

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Of all the communities damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward was perhaps the hardest hit, with widespread devastation and flooding….

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Sneak Preview: OSTP Advised To Reduce STEM Program Overlap

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Because several federal agencies provide funding for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education programs, the Government Accountability Office urged the Office of Science and Technology Policy…

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Sneak Preview: USCIS To Evaluate Immigration Program Goals

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Officials with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services plan to evaluate federally funded immigration integration efforts during the next two years to determine what the goals of…

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