Past Webinars

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NGMA’s monthly webinars feature presentations from top subject matter experts and thought leaders in the grants management community. Each webinar offers key takeaways, tips and strategies on issues impacting grants management professionals. 

CPE credit cannot be earned by watching webinar recordings. 

  Recent Webinars


(July) Procurement  Committees Under Federal Awards: Ensuring Compliance and Maximizing Efficiency
Presented by Dan Durst, Managing Director and Sly Atayee, Senior Manager, BDO

This session will inform you on the best practices for setting up procurement committees (e.g., structure, personnel, documentation), help you prioritize compliance while maximizing efficiency, and provide a clear understanding of purchasing rules under 2 CFR 200 Uniform Guidance and when committees should be used.


(June) Preparing for Post Award – What You Need to Know
Presented by D’Laun Oubre and Kristen Krey, Kim Joyce & Associates, LLC

You got the grant! What happens next? In this discussion on best practices in post-award grant management, we will help you ensure you have answers to the following questions: 

  • What reporting deadlines are due in the next 30 days?
  • How do you request reimbursements from the funding agency?
  • Are you in compliance with all the grant rules and regulations?
  • Where do you send all the required reports? Who signs them?
  • Do you have to competitively bid the work?
  • What do you do with all those documents related to grants funding?
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(May) How Can We Develop Grants Management Capabilities to Sustainably Deliver Long-Term Impact? 
Presented by Greg Kowalski, Ranjana Ramchandran, Ernst & Young LLP & Shamiah Kerney, Mayor's Office of Recovery Programs (Baltimore)

The recent surge in government-wide grants spending enables agencies to develop a portfolio of programs funded from different federal, state, and local sources. This provides a unique opportunity for entities to implement outcome-based management of programs to enhance optimization of funds, effective program design, and collective achievement of policy objectives.

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(March) Creating a Risk-Based Monitoring System
Presented by Tiffany Kesslar, Esq., CGMS and Madelaine Cleghorn, Esq., The Bruman Group, PLLC

Risk- it's not just a fun board game! Pass-through entities must evaluate each subrecipient's risk of noncompliance. In addition, all grant recipients must evaluate and monitor their own compliance, which includes an analysis of internal risks that could prevent compliance under a grant award. The difficulty is that many non-federal entities do not know what that risk assessment should look like or how it could assist in the determination of those top compliance concerns or issues. This session will discuss the top areas of noncompliance, the general protocols of a risk assessment and walk through an actual risk assessment tool. We will conclude with what to do when you have an entity that is of higher risk.

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(February) An Overview of What It Means to Be Title VI Ready and How An Equity Strategy Will Help You Best Compete For Federal Funding
Presented by Mitzi McMahan and Jason Mistlebauer, Witt O’Brien’s 

This webinar provides a high-level overview of Title VI (nondiscrimination based on race, color, national origin) requirements for federal funding recipients and review strategies to ensure your organization is compliant and best positioned to be competitive for future federal funding.

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(January) Panel Discussion: Best Practices and Lessons Learned from Implementing a Grants Management Solution
Presented by Kajal Patel, Director, Guidehouse and Steve Thompson, Chief of Strategic Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation, Director, State of Rhode Island Grant Management Office
Moderator: Katie Kirstein, Associate Director, Guidehouse

The grants management process can be confusing and challenging at times but finding the right grants management solution can streamline the process and improve efficiencies in all phases of the grant lifecycle. Hear best practices on key items to consider when implementing a grants management system and lessons learned from a state entity that recently completed a full implementation of a new system. 



(December) What Do You Need in Your Grant Procurement Solicitations to Ensure Your Procurement is "Finding Proof"? 
Presented by Mara Ash, BFS Strategic Partners

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(November) HUD Allocations to the Rescue: Planning for the Use of Home Investment Partnerships American Rescue Plan Program (HOME-ARP) Funds to Help Reduce Homelessness
Presented by Monique M. Caston, Baker Tilly  and Baron J. Bell, Community Development Experts

(September) Plain Writing for Grants Professionals
Presented by Heather Murphy-Capps, Graduate School USA

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(August) An Overview of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and Its Buy America Requirements
Presented by Suzanne Sumner and Brandon Dobyns, Taft Law

(July) Closeouts are Coming… Be Prepared!
Presented by Alexander Ro, Inga Paredez and Demi Kahede, Guidehouse

(June) Single Audit 101 for Grants Managers - Understanding Audit Terms & How Findings Impact Your Grants Management
Presented by Sarah Hluchan and Tom Devine, Management Concepts

(May) Indirect Cost and Federal Stimulus/Grant Funding: What You Need to Know
Presented by Kimberly Konczak, HdL Companies and Nicolie Lettini, eCivis

(March) Key Grant Management Considerations for Recipients of ARPA Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds
Presented by Phillip A. Escoriaza, Senior Counsel, Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP 

(February) What Grants Managers Need to Know about the Evidence-Based Policy Making Act
Presented by Justin Baer, PhD, Fors Marsh Group 

(January) Grant Pro-isms: Catchy, Succinct and Clever Ways to Explain Grants
Presented by Johna Rodgers, GPC, Johna Rodgers Consulting






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