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Posted by on Nov 17, 2017

Grant Pros + Bay Views = #GPAConf2017

Grant Pros + Bay Views = #GPAConf2017

I don’t know about you, but I tend to go in to a post-conference social media coma. Something has to give between coming off the professional development high and the dive back into the day-to-day low. And if you follow me, you know that I like to live tweet my conference experiences. It’s a fun, interactive way for me to talk about notes. And I needed them to write this post.

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Posted by on Oct 18, 2017

Tales from the Classroom

Tales from the Classroom

Over the last few months, I have traveled across the country teaching the full range of Management Concepts’ Grants curriculum to Federal employees and grant recipients. I view my time in the classroom as a mutually beneficial experience: Participants learn our grants curriculum and I learn from participants about their specific grants management challenges and best practices.

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Posted by on Sep 19, 2017

Building Sustainability For Your Funding

Building Sustainability For Your Funding

One of the questions I’ve received most often since joining Management Concepts is, “Where else can I get funding?” This question goes to one of the weakest areas in the grant community: Sustainability. In this context, I’m not talking about the triple bottom line or climate change. It’s something much more basic: The resources that will keep your grant project going once funding source A is gone. Because deep down we all know that no funding stream lasts forever.

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Posted by on Aug 18, 2017

OMB Releases 2017 Compliance Supplement

OMB Releases 2017 Compliance Supplement

Here go my highlights from what you need to know from this year’s edition.Like last year, there aren’t too many changes. In fact, the Federal Register Notice lists the changes so that you don’t have to hunt and peck. From there, I recommend going straight to Appendix V within the 2017 Supplement for more details.

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