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Introduction to Grants Management

Course CategoryGrants

Event calendar iconMarch 19 - 21, 2024

Event time icon10:00 a.m.

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This virtual course will be delivered regionally via Zoom.

Registration is open to insular government professionals.

Course Description

The Introduction to Grants Management course provides an updated understanding of grants and cooperative agreements. It covers the duties of recipients and the essential tasks that must be completed during the project period. This course is
perfect for administrative, finance, and program staff from organizations involved in grant implementation. It is also suitable for new staff members who lack extensive experience in grants management on existing grants.

The course aims to educate participants on how to effectively implement grants and internal controls while providing guidance on finding resources and complying with grant management regulations. The course offers opportunities to create grants management tools and perform program assessments.

Will learn icon What You Will Learn

After successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the key roles and responsibilities of grantor staff and recipients.
  • Describe organizational processes that must be put in place to manage the grant
  • Be aware of the tasks that must be performed during the lifecycle of the grant
    Implement effective strategies for managing your grant
  • Execute post-award amendments
  • Understand the financial requirements for implementing grants
  • Complete a continuation application (Forms, Budget, and Progress)
  • Gain awareness on how to update their project/program narrative
  • Locate federal regulations applicable to grant recipients
  • Identify common financial management issues
  • Get updates on reporting and audit requirement

Who Should Attend

This training is most relevant for staff involved in a grant’s programmatic implementation.

Info icon Tuition Fees

With funding support from the United States Department of the Interior, Office of Insular Affairs, courses are available free of charge for government accountability professionals within the insular areas. The course fee is waived and there is no cost to register and attend, Professionals who do not meet the above criteria, please contact [email protected].










March 19 - 21, 2024

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


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CPEs - 6 Credit Hours

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Virtual Delivery

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David Rykken

David Rykken

Washington, DC

David Rykken has more than 25 years of experience in public service working with all levels of government. He has worked for HHS at headquarters in DC for the last 15 years as a Supervisory Management Analyst, a Senior Emergency Management Specialist, and a Supervisory Public Health Advisor.