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Intermediate Grants Management

Course CategoryGrants

Event calendar iconAugust 03 - 05, 2021

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

This 3-day virtual course will provide information about how to access guidance on compliance, how to update program/project narratives and how to avoid financial pitfalls.  In addition, this course will provide information about how to prepare a continuation application, the steps that need to be taken to make changes to the grant as well as the concept of carryover and explain how to prepare a carryover request.  Get results using time-tested strategies and practical, hands-on tools to execute and succeed in providing the correct documentation You’ll learn how to do post award actions and understand what the grantor is looking for in reports and audits.  This course “builds” from each day to the next.  Participants should plan to attend the entire course or risk becoming lost because they have skipped a session.

The structure of this course calls for 2-hour daily virtual sessions over a three-day period.

Will learn icon What You Will Learn

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

  • Understand how to 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
  • Be aware of common financial management issues
  • Learn about post-award actions
  • Have updates on reporting and audit requirements

Who Should Attend

The cousre will be most relevant for staff who are involved in the programmatic and financial management of the grant, particularly staff that prepare the budget.

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].










August 03 - 05, 2021

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.