June 18 Webinar will Review the Effective Management of Grantor-Grantee Relationships

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Upcoming webinar from Federal Fund Management Advisor will offer a targeted look at some key federal regulations that are intended to preserve recipient and subrecipient prerogatives.

Opportunities for friction between federal grantors and prime recipients or between pass-through entities and their subrecipients are widespread. They can arise from a variety of sources — including less-than-clear grant and subgrant agreements, misguided interpretations of federal policies, and even a few ornery personalities. “How to Manage Your Grantor: Tips for Dealing With Those 'Who Have the Gold and Set the Rules,'” the upcoming June 18 webinar from Federal Fund Management Advisor, will offer a targeted look at some key federal regulations that are intended to preserve recipient and subrecipient prerogatives, and provide experienced-based advice about how to use those rules effectively to achieve the kind of program or project that the federal government intended when it made the initial grant.

Participants will learn:

  • What elements of an award are negotiable;
  • How to negotiate terms and conditions and avoid troublesome ones;
  • Which rules permit awarding agencies to differentiate between solid and risky performers;
  • What kinds of modifications can be made without prior approval, which ones do, and how to successfully obtain such approval, when needed;
  • How to demonstrate grant compliance in an ongoing manner;
  • How to keep awarding agencies informed about grant and subgrant-funded activities;
  • How to manage a grantor agency site visit; and
  • How to deliver bad news about an award.

Visit http://federalfundmanagement.com/webinars/wg315_061813 for more details and registration information.

The webinar will be presented by Bob Lloyd, a respected authority on policies and practices affecting the award, administration and oversight of federal grants, contracts and subawards. Mr. Lloyd has more than 40 years of experience in federal award implementation. Prior to starting his management consulting practice in Washington, D.C., in 1982, he served as the executive director of the Grants Management Advisory Service and held staff positions in two large federally funded organizations. Since then, he has been a consultant, trainer or advisor to award and audit units in 16 federal award-making departments and agencies, and to recipient and subrecipient organizations and their professional advisors located in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, several U.S. territories and 18 foreign countries. He is the principal author of several reference works on federal grants management and audits, and currently serves as contributing editor to Federal Grants News and Federal Auditing News, published jointly by Atlantic Information Services and NACUBO. He also is a Charter Life Member of the National Grants Management Association and served on its Board of Directors for five years.

Attendees of the Live Webinar Can Earn Up to 1.5 CPE Credits
Federal Fund Management Advisor is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: http://www.learningmarket.org.

About Federal Fund Management Advisor
Federal Fund Management Advisor is an organization that sponsors Federal Funding webinars and delivers free Federal Funding E-Strategies. Go to http://www.FederalFundManagement.com to read the latest E-Strategy, “Challenging Arbitrary Limits on Indirect (Facility and Administrative) Cost Recovery.”

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