The Grant Doctors 365

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Before you start purchasing goods and services with grant funds, verify your policies and procedures prohibiting conflicts of interest are up to date. The key is making sure all your purchases and contracts are executed in a manner that’s above board and eliminates even the appearance of impropriety. Think “arm’s length transaction.” You want to have some distance between your organization and your employees and your board members and the companies you’re contracting with or buying goods from. You never want a situation where it looks like you’re funneling business to relatives or giving sweetheart deals to friends and colleagues.