July 10, 2012

First Certified Grants Management Professionals

Grants management is getting more complicated with every new funding bill that passes Congress or in state legislatures, and with every new grants program created in federal, state, and local governments and in private foundations. Perhaps once grants could be…
May 31, 2012

ORCID Proposes Unique Identifiers For Scientific Authors

Uniquely identifying  people in an electronic database can be a very hard problem.  I ran into this problem on my first project with TCG and it has come up a number of times since then.  Given a large enough sample size, you can find…
May 1, 2012

TCG’s Judith Turner Elected to NGMA Board of Directors

TCG vice president Judith Turner has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Grants Management Association (NGMA). Ms. Turner and seven other new board members were voted in by NGMA’s membership at NGMA’s annual training conference, which…
March 19, 2012

NGMA Announces Annual Conference Keynote Speakers

The National Grants Management Association (NGMA) has announced the lineup of keynote speakers for its upcoming 2012 Annual Training Conference, Trends in Grants Management. The conference will be held April 22–25, 2012, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Alexandria, VA. …
March 15, 2012

Adrianne Fielding New NGMA Executive Director

  Adrianne Fielding is taking over as Executive Director of the National Grants Management Association. She comes from Thompson Publishing, where she was Grants Managing Editor, steering some 30 of their products. Adrianne was a member of the NGMA board and…
February 28, 2012

OMB: What Do You Think About Reforming Cost Principles and Single Audit?

OMB heads up: comments are going to be solicited soon on proposed changes to grants and cooperative agreements.
February 1, 2012

NGMA 2012 Annual Conference Registration Now Open

The National Grants Management Association (NGMA) has announced that registration is now open for NGMA’s 33rd Annual Training Conference. The conference will be held April 22–25, 2012 at the Crowne Plaza Old Town in Alexandria, VA. This event is a…
December 25, 2011

GAO Says FMCSA Grant Management Still a Risk

A new report, issued this month, faults the agency for not doing a better job formalizing its grants management policies, training its staff in those policies, and involving its lawyers in reviewing grants.
October 13, 2011

NGMA Issues Call for Journal Articles

The National Grants Management Association (NGMA) Editorial Review Committee has issued a call for articles for upcoming issues of its bi-annual Journal of the National Grants Management Association. The peer-reviewed NGMA Journal publishes articles dealing with specific grants management issues that…
October 12, 2011

TCG’s Brian Ibbison Featured in Federal Computer Week Rising Star Profile

Brian Ibbison, who is a technical and project lead with TCG, has been featured in a Rising Star Award profile in Federal Computer Week. Brian’s receipt of this award represents the third year in a row that a TCG team member has been recognized…