Grants Management and Evaluation
Duration: 2 Days 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Continuing Education Hours: 16
This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to successfully manage federal grants for both compliance and results. Discussion and exercises will cover a broad range of topics that engage participants on issues that affect the day-to-day operations and management of grant awards.
Who Should Attend:
- Participants who are recipients and subrecipients responsible for grant project management and compliance, as well as staff charged with developing and implementing evaluation metrics and performance.
Benefits of Attendance – participants will:
- Understanding the grant life cycle and best practice project management techniques
- Reading the federal award document and identifying its terms and conditions
- Describing the significance and applicability of the Uniform Guidance
- Awarding/sponsoring agency interactions and their role in your project
- Subrecipient, stakeholder, beneficiary and vendor relationships
- Understanding the triple constraint (scope, schedule, budget)
- Examining payment procedures, cost sharing and program income
- Determining financial/technical reporting, documentation/recordkeeping requirements
- Monitoring and evaluating grant performance
- Exploring end of grant issues - closeout or sustainment?
- Gain awareness of the grants-making environment (federal, state, foundation)
- Learn best practices and processes for the successful management of grant awards
- Understand the structure and application of the Uniform Guidance for the administration of grants and their requirements
- Discuss new government-wide forms for financial and progress reporting
- Determine the evaluation and monitoring of grant performance
- Apply knowledge gained in the course to exercises and case studies