Federal agencies are demanding greater accountability from grant recipients on how they spend and manage federal funding. The Uniform Guidance (also known as 2 CFR Part 200) includes even more ways to hold organizations and individuals responsible for when good grants go bad than ever before. This series will show grant writers and grant managers real-life examples of cost disallowance and penalties for non-compliance with federal grants. Lucy will analyze key process deficiencies that led to audit findings and demonstrate practical strategies for creating a roadmap to successful grant management at your governmental entity or organization. Benefits include access to additional funding, strengthened program oversight, and better grant outcomes. In this Part Ill of this series, Lucy will give an overview of procurement requirements and review common areas where procurement practices of grant recipients that can lead to cost disallowance by federal agencies. Participants will learn key focus areas for federal agencies reviewing the grant recipient's procurement policies and procedures.
Grant writers and managers will gain insights into describing and implementing best practices for federal procurement standards.