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Posted by on Apr 14, 2021

Highlights from the 2021 Virtual NGMA Annual Grants Training

Highlights from the 2021 Virtual NGMA Annual Grants Training

Management Concepts was proud to sponsor, exhibit, and present at the second virtual National Grants Management Association (NGMA) Annual Grants Training. Held on April 6-8, 2021, the conference boasted record-breaking attendance of over 1,000 participants from across the country who came together to learn and network on NGMA’s virtual platform. Our team was busy meeting […]

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Posted by on Mar 25, 2021

Grant Stewardship and Implementation within the American Rescue Plan

Grant Stewardship and Implementation within the American Rescue Plan

The American Rescue Plan of 2021 (ARP) was signed into law on March 11, 2021. The $1.9 trillion stimulus is perhaps best known for the $1,400 stimulus checks which are already being distributed. In addition to providing immediate relief to workers, the ARP has ambitious policy goals, including safely re-opening schools, supporting the national vaccination […]

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Posted by on Mar 2, 2021

Celebrate the Dedication of Grants Professionals on March 12, 2021

Celebrate the Dedication of Grants Professionals on March 12, 2021

Head Start, AmeriCorps volunteers, disaster relief, cancer research, Sesame Street, Boys and Girls Club, college assistance, solar panels, improvements to make buildings ADA compliant, graduate research fellowships, high-speed rail… These are just a few of the things that are funded through grants. The United States government alone issues more than $700 billion in grant funding […]

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Posted by on Nov 17, 2020

GPA Shines Online

GPA Shines Online

Management Concepts was pleased to attend and exhibit at the Grant Professionals Association (GPA) annual conference Nov 4-6, 2020. Like so many other conferences this year, it was held in the state of PZ (Pathable/Zoom). Despite the physical distance and digital format, GPA’s unique personality continued to welcome and assist newcomers to the group and […]

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Posted by on Oct 28, 2020

OMB Has Finalized the Uniform Guidance

OMB Has Finalized the Uniform Guidance

Wondering what’s changed? Us too. Specifically, we wondered what had changed between the proposed changes and the final changes to the Uniform Guidance. Final Changes Reading OMB’s explanation of the changes to 2 CFR 25, 2 CFR 170, 2 CFR 183, and 2 CFR 200 in the Federal Register (13 August 2020) was helpful, but […]

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Posted by on Jun 2, 2020

NGMA Virtual Summit 2020 Recap

NGMA Virtual Summit 2020 Recap

The National Grants Management Association (NGMA) held its annual training conference, rescheduled from April and redubbed the Virtual Grants Training & Summit, on May 18-20, 2020, in an entirely virtual format, due to COVID19 restrictions. For longtime attendees of the conference, the new format was a refreshing change. Although we missed seeing our peers in […]

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