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Data Mining for Grants WEBCAST

Saturday, August 20 9:00am - 10:00am PDT

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1.0 Credits

Member Price $39.00

Non-Member Price $59.00


Where’s the data? The notice of funding opportunity is out and your client has to develop a proposal. A progress report is due and comparative data is needed. You need to verify salary costs. What are the best routes to mining electronic data for demographic, socioeconomic, best practice, health, education, workforce, or other information required to demonstrate needs or verify results in an evidence-based manner? Learn how to find what you need without spending hours slogging through the Internet. This session is for anyone who has ever had to justify a proposal or substantiate a data in a report.


Grants. Grants management. Grants audit. Grants accounting. Federal grants regulations.



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All wanting to learn more art the uniform guidance, annual compliance supplement, and substantiating costs that are included in an awarded grant budget.


Definitions and key terms. Commonly requested data. Data mining strategies to validate a site. Top sites to know.






Leader Bios

Karen Norris

Karen Norris is nationally recognized in the grants community as a consultant and Subject Matter Expert (SME) for kanoco - a Karen Norris Company in Gaithersburg, MD. She has experience in grants and contracts for more than 20 years, previously as a grants administrator for educational institutions in the State of Maryland, as an author and managing editor for grants publications at a national publishing house, and currently as a consultant. Norris has served on the Board of Directors of professional associations and editorial advisory boards. She is an invited annual presenter at national conferences and regional training events, including the Grant Professionals Association, National Grants Management Association, Management Concepts, Maryland Governor’s Grants Office, and others. Norris advises clients and conducts webinars, virtual classes, eLearning, and onsite grants training. The White House Conference on Aging published her white paper about health grants. Norris has provided testimony to the Maryland General Assembly supporting legislation about the de minimis indirect rate, and has responded to information requests about the grants process from the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management. Norris has served as a federal reviewer for the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Non-Member Price $59.00

Member Price $39.00