October 8, 2014

Grants Reporting Stymied by Lack of Grants Reporting

How can agencies use data they already collect to meet OMB reporting requirements if they aren't collecting it because OMB's requirements aren't clear? Chicken, meet egg.
February 14, 2014

COFAR Answers Frequently Asked Questions

Who asks these questions?
January 15, 2014

Guidance on Uniform Guidance: Learning What’s in the Supercircular

If you are involved in grants or grantmaking in any capacity, you know that the Office of Management and Budget has attempted to bring together all those pesky federal regulations, rules, advisories, and guidance notices; standardize them; and publish them in…
December 25, 2013

One More Present to Open: New (Simplified) Rules on Federal Grants

OMB's new grants rules published December 26.
May 14, 2013

They’re Here to Help

Site visits are for grantees, not federal agencies, says National Science Foundation officials. Last week at the National Grants Management Association Annual Meeting a session on virtual site visits — using shared desktops, conference lines, and videoconferencing — had an underlying…
November 16, 2012

Collaborating Across Agencies

The secrets to effective collaborative efforts across federal agencies are the same as the keys to good projects within agencies.
October 10, 2012

You Are What You Measure: Accountability

When states were forced to make their spending public, the process helped the states learn what they were doing well.
September 12, 2012

Getting the Edge on Jobs in Grantmaking

New credential for jobs in grantmaking may give some people an edge.
August 21, 2012

NGMA Training Series Begins With a Bang

NGMA presents GAO, the agency that has had as much of an effect on grants management as any organization but Congress itself.
July 28, 2012

Senator Coburn: “Fraud, Waste, and Stupidity” in Grants Management

$687 billion in unspent grant money is sitting in accounts all around the country -- Senate committee wants to find out why.