Tag Archives: training

Initiative Provides $5M To Train Individuals Released from Prison

It’s been played out countless times. A prisoner serves his time, gets released, realizes he has no sufficient skills to support himself, gets back in trouble with the law, then finds himself back in prison once again. The Department of…

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Get Uniform Grant Guidance Training from Top Grants Experts

If you are in the Washington, D.C., vicinity next week, Thompson Information Services and the Performance Institute are offering an excellent chance to learn all about the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB’s) uniform grant guidance, featuring an A-list of…

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Sneak Preview: DOL Seeks More Employment Data Related to Training

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Department of Labor officials plan to assess best practices to enable state labor departments to better identify how many participants trained in the Workforce Investment Act’s Adult…

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How Is OMB Like Oprah Winfrey? The Sequel

You know you’ve made the big time as a journalist when a federal official addresses a conference and the first thing he or she mentions is something you wrote. Consider me as hitting the big time!

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Don't Miss the Train(ing)!

One of the main topics of discussion at today’s opening session of the National Grants Management Association’s annual conference was the need to provide adequate training. Attendees responding to comments from Office of Management and Budget Deputy Controller Norman Dong…

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Fighting the Mid-Winter Doldrums?

This time of year can be rough for a lot of people. First, there’s the post-holiday slump – the physical and emotional crash from a flurry of activities and interactions that can range from joyous and energizing to uncomfortable and…

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Grants Management Certification Program Deadline Extended

If you wanted to participate in the National Grants Management Association’s Certified Grants Management Specialist program and thought you waited to late, don’t despair. The NGMA has extended the deadline for registering for the program to Monday, April 4.

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