Tag Archives: uniform grant guidance

NGMA, Maryland Conferences Look To Prove Very Newsworthy

We’re tuning up the engine again this week to hit the road for some grants-related meetings that could prove to be quite newsworthy.

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Sneak Preview: Metrics Set To Gauge Uniform Guidance Success

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Council on Financial Assistance Reform has established administrative and single audit metrics to help determine whether the uniform grant guidance is meeting its intended goals of…

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Time to Get Your Local Grants Policies in Order

Federal awarding agencies are preparing their regulations to integrate the Office of Management and Budget’s uniform grant guidance, which OMB will release in December, but that’s no reason for you as a grant recipient to sit back and wait for…

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Sneak Preview: Award Recipients Should Learn Performance Rules

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook). Potential recipients of federal awards don’t need to wait around for the revised federal agency regulations and processes that will be based on the uniform guidance and…

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New Grants Compliance Poll Allows You To Share Your Views

In our unceasing efforts to make our electronic grants library more useful to the grants community, we have now made it even more interactive.

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Agency Officials Offer Little Info on Uniform Guidance Implementation Plans

While attending the Federal Demonstration Partnership meeting on Thursday here in Washington, a certain song kept coming to mind — the old Paul Simon hit “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover.” Now, if that seems odd, it’s really not the…

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A Grants Lesson Learned from My Recent Golf Outing — Part 3

It’s time again for my annual blog post based on my once-a-year golf outing with my brother. In the past, I’ve been able to take some the lessons learned from my horrific rounds of golf and relate those lessons, in…

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Some Answers Still Confusing in Second FAQ from OMB, COFAR

What is it with the Office of Management and Budget and holidays? After issuing the uniform grant guidance last year on the day after Christmas (and setting an implementation date for Dec. 26 of this year), OMB and the Council…

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Waiting To See Results of OMB, COFAR’s Grant Guidance Plans

Have you ever experienced first-hand that old expression of “waiting for the other shoe to drop?” That’s essentially what the grants community is feeling right now. We’ve been told what to expect as far as the uniform grant guidance is…

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Sneak Preview: New Guidance Calls for Audit Quality Study in 2018

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Audit organizations should be aware that the quality of their single audits will be under federal scrutiny in four years under a provision in the Office of…

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