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Posted by on Oct 30, 2013

This Week in Grants News

Bill Signing

“This Week in Grants News” is a resource Management Concepts provides to keep you informed of important federal grants-related news from the week.

 Grant Reform and New Transparency Act of 2013 Congressman Lankford reintroduced the GRANT Act last week. The bills seeks to improve the transparency of the federal grants award process by requiring agencies to publish all grant agreements and closeout reports. For more information about the bill, read Management Concepts’ blog post.

NIH Resumes Grant Programs The National Institutes of Health published guidance to grant recipients on the agency’s plans to resume normal operations following the government shutdown. Many grant deadlines have been extended into November. Read the guidance here.

How Have Washington’s Budget Battle Affected Ed Tech Grants? This article looks at the status of Education technology grants following the shutdown. Read more about the Department of Education’s grant programs here.

Grants Drying Up to Outfit Sheriff’s Cruisers Law enforcement agencies are finding grants increasingly difficult to obtain as the amount of funding continues to decline. One sheriff’s in Ohio stated, “The government is denying more of my requests now.” Read the article here.

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