Hear a special federal grant policy reboot for HR managers
What most federal grants and subgrants pay for more than anything else is people — “human” resources. Therefore, the intersection between standard personnel administration practice and federal grant requirements is a critical one for those managing the human resources policies for federally funded organizations.
At a minimum, HR professionals need a working knowledge of the federal requirements for allowable expenses affecting employees and independent contractors. Also, as the likely “knowledge managers” for their organizations, HR professionals know who else on staff needs to be familiar with the federal grant rules so your organization can avoid costly missteps.
Now is a good time for a refresher course. That’s because we’re in the early stages of implementation of a reformed and repackaged set of grants management policies crafted by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. The revised 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 the rules and explain them from the unique perspective of human resource management. It’ll cover requirements for:
- Worker classification
- Salaries and wages
- Time and effort reporting
- Escalation (cost of living adjustments, promotions)
- Incentive pay
- Compensated absences (paid time off)
- Pension plan costs
- Employee insurance
- Post-retirement health benefits
- Training and education
- Dependent care costs
- Relocation expenses
- Independent contractor services
Prerequisites: Some knowledge of federal grant management and audit requirements is helpful
Advanced preparation: None
Attendees will receive presentation slides as well as access to background documents.
BOB LLOYD is a respected authority on policies and practices affecting the award, administration and oversight of federal grants, contracts and subawards. Mr. Lloyd has more than 40 years of experience in federal award implementation. Prior to starting his management consulting practice in Washington, D.C., in 1982, he served as the executive director of the Grants Management Advisory Service and held staff positions in two large federally funded organizations. Since then, he has been a consultant, trainer or advisor to award and audit units in 16 federal award-making departments and agencies, and to recipient and subrecipient organizations and their professional advisors located in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, several U.S. territories and 18 foreign countries. He is the principal author of A Practical Guide to Federal Grants Management — From Solicitation Through Audit and several other reference works on federal grants management and audits, and currently serves as contributing editor to Federal Grants News, published by Atlantic Information Services. He also is a Charter Life Member of the National Grants Management Association and served on its Board of Directors for five years.
Who Should Attend?
- Human resources directors
- Personnel specialists
- Payroll managers
- Benefits administrators
- Finance directors
- Accounting staff
- Risk managers
- Senior executives
- Legal counsels
- Grant and contract managers
- Sponsored projects administrators
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).