Managing Federal Grants
Track Leader: Conley Salyer
Over the days we are together, we will answer each and every question you have about managing federal grants – so prepare your list and bring the questions with you!
In addition to your questions, we will use slides, group activities, and discussion to address the following areas:
- Changes to Grant Management by Office of Management & Budget
- Background on the federal grants process
- Differences between (and when to use) grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts
- Onsite reviews prior to grant award (pre-award inspections)
- Building relationships with your federal grant overlords
- Financial system requirements
- Reporting requirements – financial and program progress reports
- How to obtain changes to your grant when circumstances change
- What is required of your purchasing system (procurement systems for recipients)
- What are the key federal sets of rules that I must understand?
- What are the federal remedies for my failure to properly administer the grant?
- Closeout & Audit
Takeaways for this session are the answers to your questions! Plus, a basic understanding of the requirements to effectively manage federal grants – ensuring that you qualify for future grants.
Sign up! We’ll learn a lot together!
Track Capacity: 15
Who should attend?
- in a nonprofit management position.
- in a nonprofit financial role.
- as nonprofit program managers.
- on nonprofit boards.
What can I expect to learn?
- An understanding of relationship between federal legislation, agency grant rules, notice of funding opportunity, and reporting requirements
- An understanding of grant financial system and reporting requirements
- An understanding of how to make purchases using the process required by grant regulations
Physical tools and takeaways from this session:
Notebook of materials related to key grant management and reporting requirements.
What past participants are saying:
“Lots of new information. New friends and revitalization! My track leader broke down the information for federal grants and now I do not feel so overwhelmed.”
|Conley Salyer is an attorney and organization improvement consultant in private practice in Lexington, Kentucky. He limits his practice to representation of nonprofit organizations domestically and internationally, including associations, stand-alone nonprofit organizations, foundations, and government agencies.Conley is also a national lecturer in federal grant and cooperative agreement management to federal agencies and nonprofit organizations. He was a presenter of three training sessions to the National Grant Management Association’s Annual Conference in 2012.Conley is an Examiner, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. He has taught nonprofit organization law for the University of Kentucky’s College of Law, Northern Kentucky University’s Masters of Public Administration Program, and the Brushy Fork Institute of Berea College. Conley was an associate visiting professor in Management at Berea College, 2011-2012. He also taught Business Ethics, Constitutional Law, and Financial Accounting at the college level.|