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Handling Grants in Government: What Auditors Want and How to Deliver


Live Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

The mismanagement of federal grant money can cause government organizations to suffer severe
consequences and possibly face criminal charges. How can your agency stay compliant and properly
follow all spending and documentation rules to avoid the most common mistakes that will result
in these costly consequences? Join us for this informative, 60-minute webinar where you and your
colleagues will learn:

  • Key strategies for complying with all federal cost principles
  • What you can and cannot do with your federal grant money in 2016
  • Grant pitfalls: How to avoid common mistakes & costly penalties
  • Recordkeeping & documentation rules you need to stay compliant

Program Highlights

  • Documenting Federal Grant Expenditures: Do's and Don'ts for Compliance

    • Government funds spending rules: What applies and what does not
    • Cost principles you must follow to stay compliant in 2016
    • Grants documentation: How to follow explicit and implicit rules
  • What Auditors Want To See And How To Successfully Deliver

    • Consequences of noncompliance with U.S. Grant Agreements
    • Specific issues that should always be on your radar
    • Keys to carefully handle an audit and limit its impact
  • Grants Management Errors: Avoid Common Mistakes & Severe Consequences

    • Maintaining your grant dollars: Rules and regulations you need to know
    • Lessons learned from the mistakes of others: Bulletproof your actions
    • Specific examples of items that are often poorly documented & penalized
  • Live Question and Answer Section - Have your specific Grants Management questions answered!

About The Speaker

W. Scott Erwin, CGFM, CRA is an active member of many professional organizations including AGA, NACUBO, SACUBO, TASSCUBO, NCURA, NACAS, SRA and FDP. He is a frequent speaker at many regional and national meetings and Grant and Contract Management consultant.

  • His sponsored program administration experience includes proposal approvals, policy and procedure modifications, contract negotiation, accounting and reporting, sub-awards, receivables management, IRB-IACUC protocols, export controls, effort reporting, award closeout and facilities and administration rate proposals and negotiation.
  • He helps government agencies and professionals on preparing financial and related reports; managing grants and awards; dealing with compliance issues, grants management, including preparation, review, and submittal of proposals; negotiation and acceptance of grants; post-award financial and administrative management; closeout and audit; and relevant compliance issues.

Program Benefits

This highly-informational 60-minute webinar will provide the best strategies for complying with all federal cost principles to ensure your fund procedures align with current government spending and documentation regulations.