2017 GMD Workshop Agenda

AGENDA - DAY 1

SESSION DESCRIPTIONS
Welcome / Grants Management Overview

NOAA’s Grants Management Division’s Director Arlene Simpson Porter provides an overview of the exciting and informative days ahead.
 

Keynote Address

You’ll want a front row seat when our keynote speaker takes you on a journey highlighting present day achievements as well as environmental goals and strategic objectives.
 

Map to Financial Assistance

This session provides an introduction to Federal financial assistance and an overview of sessions to follow, reflecting the overall lifecycle of grants.

 

Seeking Federal Funding and/or Program Office Proposal Review

This session will focus on finding and applying for financial assistance opportunities and/or what occurs after submission of the application. This session will be interactive and include case studies and/or success stories..

  • Beginner Track: Participants will learn the ABCs of finding and applying for financial assistance, and the programmatic review and selection process. The session will identify and address key areas of importance in application preparation that meet program requirements.
  • Seasoned Track: Participants will dive into the programmatic review and selection process. Shared experiences and concerns on the competitive and non-competitive review will be discussed.
Grants Office Application Review

This session will address the review conducted by the Grants Office, focusing on budgets, how cost analysis is performed, and risk assessment. This session will be interactive with hands on participation, and include case studies and/or success stories.

  • Beginner Track: This session will provide a comprehensive administrative review of the grant application that Grants Management Specialists will lead, focusing on budget review and our review of risk posed by applicants.
  • Seasoned Track: This session will focus on common concerns and issues that arise during the grants office review and ensuring new financial requirements are met.
Post Award Actions

This session will address Grant Recipient-requested modifications to approved awards which will result in an award action requests (AARs). This session will be interactive with hands on participation, and include case studies and/or success stories.

  • Beginner Track: This session will showcase the type of post award actions and describe when Federal approval is required.
  • Seasoned Track: The session will highlight common mistakes in the submission of post awards and how to prevent these common mistakes.

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