A Practical Guide to Federal Grants Management - From Solicitation Through Audit

This “how-to-do-it” guide is organized to track the life of a federal grant and includes proven strategies and new initiatives from OMB’s historic uniform guidance.

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$287.00 A Practical Guide to Federal Grants Management - From Solicitation Through Audit (Print)

The cost of this book is an allowable charge to your federal grants and subgrants. The cost principles issued by OMB under its uniform guidance (and applicable to all types of awardees) state, “The cost of training and education for employee development is allowable” (2 CFR 200.472).

Get practical grants management guidance that blends age-old conventional wisdom with the historic changes in OMB’s uniform guidance. You'll benefit from the advice of experts on time and effort reporting, procurement under grants, direct charging certain costs, single audit preparations, subrecipient monitoring and much more.

The second edition of A Practical Guide to Federal Grants Management, shipping January 2017, is a comprehensive resource for organizations that receive federal financial assistance. The 500+ page softbound book is a valuable management guide, compliance document and training tool for busy grants managers, program directors, financial officers and auditors at nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and state and local governments.

This valuable resource will help you and your grants management team:

  • Understand the differences between direct and indirect costs
  • Make the subrecipient vs. contractor determination
  • Realize the full impact of OMB’s emphasis on internal controls
  • Understand which familiar elements of time and effort reporting have been retained in the uniform guidance ... and which are new
  • Know the nuances of requirements for subrecipient assessment and monitoring
  • Understand contract clauses in agreements for procurement under grants
  • Apply the general tests of allowability
  • Understand special issues confronting pass-through entities contracting with foreign organizations
  • Know which clauses flow down when crafting a subaward
  • Understand what is meant by a 10% de minimis indirect cost rate
  • Audit the vulnerabilities in your grants management operation
  • Understand what is meant by audit "resolution"
    ...and much more

A Practical Guide to Federal Grants Management is the best insurance policy there is for limiting your organization’s risk of disallowed costs, loss of federal funding and public relations nightmares. Order today!

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Federal Assistance
  • Chapter 2: Solicitation
  • Chapter 3: Application
  • Chapter 4: Agency Review and Negotiation
  • Chapter 5: The Award
  • Chapter 6: Payment and Cash Management
  • Chapter 7: Post-Award: Financial and Cost Management
  • Chapter 8: Indirect Costs
  • Chapter 9: Post-Award: Procurement and Property Management
  • Chapter 10: Reporting
  • Chapter 11: Managing Subrecipient Awards
  • Chapter 12: Award Closeout
  • Chapter 13: Audits
  • Chapter 14: Audit Resolution
  • Chapter 15: Special Topic: Indirect Cost Rate Determinations for Nonprofits
  • Chapter 16: Special Topic: Indirect Cost Rate Determinations for IHEs
  • Chapter 17: Special Topic: Indirect Costs and States, Local Governments and Indian Tribes
  • Chapter 18: Special Topic: Research Compliance
  • Appendix Material/Source Documents
    • Appendix 1: OMB Uniform Guidance
    • Appendix 2: COFAR FAQ
    • Appendix 3: OMB Commentary
    • Appendix 4: OMB Guidance on Suspension & Debarment
    • Appendix 5: Sample Rate Agreement 

This is a great resource for grants managers/administrators, program directors, financial officers and auditors who work with:

  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Educational institutions
  • State, local and tribal governments

About Your Book

You will receive a 500+ page softbound book. If you have any questions or would like information about bulk pricing, please contact Client Services at 888-265-0600 or by emailing service@thompson.com.

Authors and Editors

Edited and managed by Contributing Editor Darla Fera and Editorial Advisor Bob Lloyd, who together have more than 50 years of successful grants management publishing, training and consulting experience.

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