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Federal Grant Compliance for Executive Directors
  • Tuesday, January 21
  • Webinar
Rex Porter

Please join Rex Porter, CEO of Porter Group LLC, for this detailed session covering key aspects of understanding and applying federal grant compliance practices under 2 CFR 200. Mr. Porter will provide hands-on, useful insights and recommendations for nonprofit executive directors and other leaders in understanding and applying this critically important topic. These detailed compliance topics are found in few other webinars or without attending days of training.

Grant Assessment Matrix: How To Find The Right Funding In Less Time
  • Tuesday, February 4
  • Webinar
Melanie Lambert

In this valuable webinar, leading grant writing expert Melanie Lambert will help you identify qualified prospects, streamline your research, and develop more effective grant requests.

In-Kind Contributions: Learn the Law and Master the Five Main Conflict Areas
  • Wednesday, February 26
  • Webinar
Zachary S. Kester

In this important webinar, acclaimed nonprofit attorney Zachary S. Kester will show nonprofit leaders how their organizations can benefit from in-kind donations without running afoul of the law.

Allowable Grant Costs: Best Practices for Avoiding Cost Disallowances
  • On-demand
Rex Porter

Spending money on a grant-funded project happens all the time as we help our beneficiaries and we seek to achieve our nonprofit’s mission. However, federal grant funds come with many strings attached, like program rules, laws and even our own nonprofit’s policies. But, even if we’re following all of those practices correctly – we still have to be perfectly compliant with a pesky set of grant rules that the U.S. government calls the ‘Cost Principles.’ These rules apply not only to our CFO and financial officers, but to our project managers, as well as our project partners when they are spending some of the federal grant funds we receive! So, this raises THE key question: Are we spending federal grant funds correctly – 100% of the time? Are we consistently following the federal grant cost principles as we build budgets, spend funds, make purchasing decisions and prepare for our next audit?

Grant Writing 201: Advanced Strategies for Enhancing Your Competitiveness and Success
  • On-demand
Lynn Ivey

Learn advanced grant writing topics including matching your needs to the funders’ purpose, writing with the grant evaluator in mind, and developing clear, professional, supported and competitive proposals. By understanding how to make your proposal more compelling and appealing to funders, you will maximize your grant worthiness and win more grants.

Cost Sharing and Program Income Best Practices: Planning, Estimating and Delivering the 'Goods'
  • On-demand
Rex Porter

A detailed review of key federal cost sharing and program income standards found in 2 CFR 200. He will provide you an understandable and repeatable approach to applying those federal rules as your nonprofit plans, estimates and reports on cost sharing or matching, and program income activities. He will address the four basic ways we meet our matching requirements and identify which is most risky and why. Rex will also tackle the two key post-award cost sharing and program income tasks: financial and program data collection and accurate reporting to your federal funders.

Subrecipient vs. Vendors: Distinctions, Roles and Responsibilities Under the Uniform Guidance
  • On-demand
Rex L. Porter

Explore the requirements set forth for all phases of the subaward process, and provides strategies for setting up meaningful systems and relationships.

The Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards: An Important Part of Preparing for Your Single Audit
  • On-demand
Diane E. Edelstein

Guidance on how to complete your SEFA in order to smooth your Single Audit and to make sure you are in compliance with all of the Uniform Guidance requirements.

Writing Effective Grant Reports: The Tips, Tools and Elements You Need to Satisfy Funders
  • On-demand
Lynn Ivey

Learn practical strategies and tips for preparing and writing grant reports that demonstrate your accountability and your results.

Federal Interest for Nonprofits: Key Requirements for Property Acquired or Improved with Federal Funds
  • On-demand

Please join David Bender and Scott Sheffler of the law firm, Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell, LLP, as they discuss the federal government’s interest in real and personal property that grant and cooperative agreement recipients acquire or improve with federal funds. They will discuss what a “federal interest” is and how it is created, its importance to you as a nonprofit, and the legal and practical implications of federal interests in recipients’ property. Additionally, they will explain the related requirements under the Uniform Guidance pertaining to use and management of real and personal property, plus approaches to federal interest when real and personal property are offered by recipients to satisfy cost-sharing requirements.

Federal Nonprofit Grantee Self-Assessment Best Practices: How to Thrive Under the Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200)
  • On-demand
Rex Porter

Please join Rex Porter as he helps you answer these questions and more through your own grantee self-assessment! He will provide practical and valuable explanations of federal grantee nonprofit self-assessment best practices under 2 CFR 200 plus a needed roadmap for awareness of key risks and methods for future compliance.

Grant Resources: The Most Helpful Tools for Grant Seekers
  • On-demand

Please join Darian Rodriguez Heyman for a webinar that will put you in a better position to identify the most promising opportunities, and to secure support. Whether you’re an experienced executive director or an emerging professional new to the field, and whether you’re looking to secure more funding from government or foundation sources, our dynamic speaker is bound to share resources you didn’t know about that can help you improve results immediately!

Grantee Self-Audit: At Two Years Under the Uniform Guidance, How Are You Doing with the Key Changes Impacting Nonprofits?
  • On-demand

Please join L’Kel C. Little as she discusses what steps your organization needs to take to conduct its own federal grants self-audit.

Procurement Rules Under 2 CFR 200: How to Use the Uniform Guidance to Your Nonprofit’s Advantage
  • On-demand

Please join Rex Porter as he provides clear and practical explanations of procurement policy and purchasing action responsibilities under 2 CFR 200 to help improve your nonprofit’s compliance and eliminate potential areas of risk.

Single Audit Overview: Adhering to Required Cost Principles, Administrative Requirements, and Audit Requirements Under the Revised Uniform Guidance
  • On-demand

Please join Diane Edelstein, CPA, as she discusses the 6 parts of the Uniform Guidance and the cost principles and administrative requirements which must be followed by federal program auditees and their auditors who will be testing for compliance with major program requirements.

Single Audit: Understanding the Uniform Guidance and Federal Grant Compliance Requirements
  • On-demand

Please join Carol Barnard, CPA, CFE, MBA, senior manager, Aronson LLC as she assists federal grant recipients to understand what is required for compliance under the new Uniform Guidance, how to best approach internal control design in a federal grant environment, and how to prepare for being audited.

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