It’s one month until the end of the federal fiscal year (i.e., most federal grant performance periods). Don’t leave money on the table. Spend your grant! (Or, start planning your extension request if that option is available.)
Did you know? “The cost of training and education provided for employee development is allowable.” Source: 2 CFR 200.472. More information like this can be found in the federal grant cost principles.
I’m curious about the projects organizations have waiting in the wings. Tell me: what’s the #1 new project your organization would launch if the right federal grant became available? (Or two or three if you have a list.) Tweet me @thegrantdoctors. I really want to hear your ideas.
Did you know? Failure to properly document expenses is the #1 cause of audit findings and grant repayments. Make sure all your grant expenses are sufficiently documented. You can’t charge to a grant what you can’t document.
You either stand out and you’re known for something—or you’re invisible.
There’s no downside to registering your organization with the System for Award Management (SAM) https://www.sam.gov and Grants.gov even if applying for federal grants isn’t in your immediate future. The process is time consuming; it’s not something you want to do at the last minute before a deadline. Registering is free. You don’t need to pay […]
Did you know? “Costs of membership in any country club or social or dining club or organization are unallowable.” See the allowable membership and professional activity costs at 2 CFR 200.454. More information like this can be found the federal grant cost principles.