Federal Grant Rules for Human Resources - An Update

Webinar • Tuesday, March 13, 2018 • 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET

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Subject: Post-award

Prerequisites: Some knowledge of federal grant management and audit requirements is helpful

Recommended Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications, Accounting (including Government Accounting)

Program Knowledge Level: Basic

Advanced Preparation: None

What most federal grants and subgrants pay for more than anything else is people — human resources. So, the intersection between standard personnel administrative practices and federal grant requirements is a critical one for those managing the human resources policies in federally funded organizations.

At a minimum, you need a working knowledge of the federal requirements for allowable expenses affecting employees and independent contractors. And, as the likely “knowledge manager” for your organization, you need to figure out who else needs to be trained up on the federal grant rules so that colleagues can avoid potentially costly missteps.

Now is a good time to gain this understanding. That is because we are still in the early stages of implementation of a reformed and repackaged set of grants management policies crafted by the Office of Management and Budget. The rules apply uniformly to all governmental units, higher education institutions and nonprofit organizations that receive grants directly from the federal government and indirectly through other organizations.

This webinar will cull through these new rules and explain them from the unique perspective of human resource management. It will cover requirements for:

  • Worker classification under revised IRS policies
  • Salary and wage costs
  • Time and effort reporting
  • Pay escalation (cost of living adjustments, promotions)
  • Severance
  • Incentive pay and bonuses
  • Pension plan costs
  • Employee insurance
  • Compensated absences (Paid Time Off)
  • Post-retirement health benefits
  • Training and education
  • Travel
  • Dependent care costs
  • Relocation expenses
  • Services of independent contractors

Join Bob Lloyd, principal of Federal Fund Management Advisor™, for this thorough review of a key federal grants management responsibility.

Who Should Attend?

  • Grant and contract managers
  • Sponsored projects administrators
  • Human resources directors
  • Personnel specialists
  • Payroll managers
  • Benefits administrators
  • Finance directors
  • Accounting staff
  • Risk managers
  • Senior executives
  • Legal counsels

Hand-out Materials:

Attendees will receive presentation slides as well as access to background materials.

Allowable Charges

The costs of webinars sponsored by Federal Fund Management Advisor™ are allowable charges 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).

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