We will cover the steps for preparing a Federal grant application budget and budget narrative. We will go through a complete, sample application budget that includes the SF 424 summary, detailed backup for each line items budgeted, and the associated budget narrative. The session will include best practices in the development of a budget as well as monitoring tools.
Preparing a grant or cooperative agreement budget. Monitoring tools such as budget versus actual. Integrating draws or invoices into budget monitoring.
Designed for licensed CPAs, grant accountants, program managers, grant writers, CFOs, Director of Finance and Administration, principal investigators, grant consultants, grant administrators within a non-profit, institute of higher education, state or local municipal government, or hospitals, or commercial entities with Federal grants.
Obtain practical skills in preparing an application budget that complies with the Uniform Guidance. Understand the importance and usage of the budget narrative. Improve knowledge regarding different monitoring tools once the grant budget is awarded. Recognizing that the preparation of monthly draws must be based on sufficient documentation as they are subject to the False Claims Act. Understanding work-flow relationships between budgeting, monitoring and submitting requests for reimbursements.
As a senior manager, Mr. Paul H. Calabrese provides accounting and consulting services to nonprofit and government contracting clients of the public accounting firm Rubino & Company for the past 30 + years. His area of expertise includes the Uniform Guidance for Federal grants compliance and management with respect to policies and procedures for grants manuals, sub-recipient financial monitoring, training, and the development of over (100) negotiated indirect cost rates from indirect cost rate proposals.
On the Federal procurement side, Mr. Calabrese was an auditor for the Defense Contract Audit Agency and was also employed by 3 government contractors to the position of controller.. Mr. Calabrese has considerable experience with the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and CAS disclosure statements, Federal Acquisition Regulation Cost Principles (FAR), Department of Defense FAR Supplement.
Non-Member Price $109.00
Member Price $79.00