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Posted by on Jan 11, 2018

2 CFR 200: What You Need to Know in 2018

2 CFR 200: What You Need to Know in 2018

or the last year, the grants community has been expecting the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to incorporate a number of grants-related laws into 2 CFR 200. OMB officials have commented that they are working on amendments, but have not provided an estimation on when the changes will be announced.

In anticipation of the changes, it is important for the grants community to be aware of the legislation that may potentially be incorporated into 2 CFR 200.

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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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