Restarting Your Federal Grants

Webinar • Wednesday, July 8, 2020 • 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET

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Prerequisites: Some knowledge of federal grant management and audit requirements is helpful

Recommended Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications

Program Knowledge Level: Basic

Advanced Preparation: None

“Opening Up America Again” is the Trump Administration’s initiative to jumpstart the economy in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, federal agencies have been instructed to begin “ramping back up government operations to the maximum extent possible, as local conditions warrant” — and in coordination with state and local governments and other stakeholders. Meanwhile, most medical professionals continue to caution that moving too quickly carries big risks.

Restarting your federal grant operations involves important decisions about necessary award programmatic and budgetary changes, reopening facilities, revamping staff work arrangements, revisiting travel restrictions, and using grant funds to pay for special physical rearrangements.

So, as the government’s plans move forward and policies are re-evaluated in real-time, grant recipients and subrecipients have to decide whether and how to prudently restart federally funded programs and projects they shut down or partially curtailed just weeks ago. There are loud voices out there urging your organization to move faster or to slow down.

Regardless of the pace you choose, this webinar will provide you with prudent and practical advice about how to respond in compliance with evolving federal grant requirements. We’ll cover:

  • Cost allowability of restarting expenses
  • Responding to mandates concerning workplace conditions
  • Possible resetting grant internal control policies and procedures
  • Amending grant awards for program and budgetary changes
  • Meeting procurement challenges because of market disruptions
  • Strategies for dealing with matching and cost sharing requirements
  • Conducting subrecipient monitoring from appropriate distances
  • Awarding agency prerogatives about restarting
  • Beginning your single audit preparations

Join Bob Lloyd, principal of Federal Fund Management Advisor,Ô for this timely and practical session.


  • Sponsored projects administrators
  • Program managers
  • Principal investigators
  • Executives
  • Legal counsels
  • Finance directors
  • Human resources directors
  • Grant managers

Hand-out Materials:

Attendees will receive presentation slides as well as access to background materials.

Allowable Charges

The costs of webinars sponsored by Federal Fund Management Advisor™ are allowable charges to your federal grants and subgrants. The cost principles issued by OMB under its uniform guidance (and applicable to all types of awardees) state, “The cost of training and education for employee development is allowable” (2 CFR 200.472).

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