Understanding the OMB’s Proposed Uniform Guidance Update

  • Start: November 29, 2023 2:00 pm
  • End: November 29, 2023 4:00 pm

Are you confused about the Office of Management and Budget’s proposed update to the Uniform Grants Guidance?  Get an easy to follow overview of the OMB’s planned changes when you participate in this special, two-hour webinar on November 29, 2023, at 2:00 pm Eastern Standard Time.  Register today to make sure that you understand the OMB’s proposal and how it could affect your organization. 

The Office of Management and Budget’s Uniform Grants Guidance contains the basic rules for managing Federal grants and subawards.  These rules have changed in the years since the OMB first issued them, and the OMB recently proposed a comprehensive update to the Uniform Guidance.  However, the OMB’s current proposal is only the second comprehensive update in the history of the Uniform Grants Guidance.  During this special two-hour webinar, you will learn about the major changes that the OMB has in store and what these changes would mean for grant-funded organizations.  Specifically, you will learn about the history of the Uniform Grants Guidance, proposed revisions to the current rules, proposed additions to existing grant requirements, and the OMB’s timeline for updating the Uniform Guidance.  Register today and then join your fellow grants management professionals at 2:00 pm Eastern Standard Time on November 29, 2023, for this detailed training, “Understanding the OMB’s Proposed Uniform Guidance Update.”




The “Understanding the OMB’s Proposed Uniform Guidance Update” webinar will explain the Office of Management and Budget’s planned revisions and additions to these basic Federal grants management rules.  During this two-hour webinar, you will learn about the following:

  • OMB’s overarching goals in updating the Uniform Grants Guidance;
  • Possible changes in approach to future revisions;
  • Major areas of the Uniform Guidance where significant updates are likely;
  • Anticipated changes to Notices of Funding Opportunity;
  • Planned increases in key Uniform Guidance thresholds;
  • Expected revisions to the procurement standards;
  • Proposed increase to the de minimis indirect cost rate and other indirect cost changes;
  • Suggested easing or elimination of prior approval requirements;
  • Planned updates to audit standards (including the Single Audit threshold);
  • Other key areas of proposed simplification and move to “plain English”;
  • OMB’s timeline for finalizing and implementing Uniform Guidance updates; and,
  • Unresolved issues and what they mean for grantees and subrecipients.

You will learn about these important topics and more as part of this overview of the planned updates to the Uniform Grants Guidance.  In addition, you will also have the opportunity to ask your individual questions during the live webinar.


Join your grants management colleagues for “Understanding the OMB’s Uniform Guidance Update” on Wednesday, November 29, 2023.  This live event will start at 2:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (1:00 pm Central Standard Time, 12:00 pm Mountain Standard Time, and 11:00 am Pacific Standard Time).  The webinar is scheduled to last two hours.  All paid registrants for the live webinar will also receive access to an on-demand recording for 30 days.


By taking part in “Understanding the OMB’s Proposed Uniform Guidance Update,” you will learn about the changes that the Office of Management and Budget intends to make to the major grants management requirements.  After attending the webinar, you will be able to identify significant revisions and additions planned for the Uniform Grants Guidance.  You will also be able to list key issues concerning the update that have yet to be resolved and the possible outcomes.


This two-hour webinar will explain the OMB’s proposed changes to Uniform Grants Guidance for both new and experienced grants management professionals.  There are no prerequisites for attending and no advance preparation is required.  The experience level for this webinar is overview.


R. Brian Tipton is a practicing attorney with more than two decades of experience working with nonprofits, governmental units, and other grant-funded organizations across the United States.  Currently, Brian is Managing Director with Tipton KPCL Law, in the metro Atlanta area, where he heads the firm’s tax-exempt and grant-funded solutions practice.  He is a summa cum laude graduate of both the Louisiana State University and the Cumberland School of Law of Samford University.  He regularly represents grant-funded entities of all types in the areas of regulatory compliance, audits, funding source disputes, administrative appeals, and litigation.  Brian also consults with organizations on governance, human resources, programmatic, and corporate matters, and develops and presents training programs for nonprofits and grant-funded organizations.

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Just $199



BONUS:  All paid registrants will receive free access for 30 days to an on-demand recording of the live event.