Uniform Grants Guidance Update 2024: Procurement Standards

  • Start: June 20, 2024 2:00 pm
  • End: June 20, 2024 4:00 pm

Make sure that you understand the latest updates as well as the fundamentals of procurement under the OMB’s revised Uniform Grants Guidance. Learn the right way to purchase goods and services with Federal funds by attending the “Uniform Grants Guidance Update 2024: Procurement Standards” webinar on June 20, 2024.

The Office of Management and Budget has released its long-awaited 2024 update to the Uniform Grants Guidance (or UGG)! Procurement was one area that saw significant changes as part of the OMB’s comprehensive revision of the Uniform Guidance.  Our special, two-hour webinar will discuss the updated procurement standards in detail to help you stay in compliance with purchasing requirements.  Not only will you learn about the changes to procurement standards, you will also learn about the major requirements for procurement with Federal grant funding.  The webinar will discuss requirements for open competition, methods of procurement (including restrictions on micro-purchases and sole sourcing), “Buy America” preferences, contractor selection and management, contract terms, price and cost analysis, conflicts of interest, and recordkeeping.  By participating in this webinar, you will gain a better understanding of the procurement standards and learn how to implement an acceptable procurement system while avoiding common problems.  Register today and attend “Uniform Grants Guidance Update 2024: Procurement Standards” on June 20, 2024, to ensure that you know how to make purchases with grant funds while avoiding costly mistakes.




Learn about the OMB’s changes to the procurement standards as part of the 2024 Uniform Grants Guidance update as well as the key requirements for making purchases using Federal funding.  In addition to the changes to procurement in the updated UGG, this special two-hour webinar will explain required policies, methods of procurement, contract terms, competition standards, and prohibited conduct.  During this exclusive training, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Changes to the procurement standards in the 2024 Uniform Guidance update
  • Basic purchasing requirements under the revised UGG
  • Acceptable methods of procurement for recipients and subrecipients
  • Changes to requirements for adequate competition
  • New criteria for contractor selection and allowable considerations
  • Standards of conduct for persons with procurement responsibilities
  • Permissible and impermissible contracts and required terms
  • New requirements for providing opportunities to disadvantaged businesses
  • Differences in procurement requirements based on entity type
  • Avoiding common procurement problems under the Uniform Guidance

We will discuss these important requirements for purchasing goods and services with Federal grant funds and more as part of this special training about the updated Uniform Grants Guidance’s procurement standards.  In addition, the webinar will feature a live question-and-answer period.  Attendees will be able to get answers to their individual procurement questions.


Join your fellow grants management professionals for “Uniform Grants Guidance Update 2024: Procurement Standards” on Thursday, June 20, 2024.  This live webinar will  start at 2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (1:00 pm Central Daylight Time, 12:00 pm Mountain Daylight Time, and 11:00 am Pacific Daylight Time).  The webinar is scheduled to last two hours.  All paid registrants for the live event will also receive access to an on-demand recording for 30 days.


After participating in this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Describe the revisions to the Uniform Grants Guidance’s procurement standards
  • Distinguish procurement requirements for States and Tribes versus other entities
  • Outline the requirements for procurement using Federal grant funds
  • Identify required procurement policies and procedures under the updated UGG
  • List the Uniform Guidance’s five acceptable methods of procurement
  • Identify requirements for responsible contractors in the revised Uniform Guidance
  • List the terms required under the OMB’s Uniform Grants Guidance for procurement contracts


This training is recommended for all grants management professionals who want to learn more about how to make purchases using the Uniform Grants Guidance’s updated procurement standards.  The experience level for this webinar is overview.  No specific educational background is required.  There are no prerequisites for attendance, and advance preparation is not necessary.


The “Uniform Grants Guidance Update 2024: Procurement Standards” webinar is recommended for up to two (2) hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit in the field of specialized knowledge.  Credit is available only for the live training.  Attendees will need to answer at least 8 of 10 questions asked during the live webinar to receive credit.


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 in metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, where he heads the firm’s tax-exempt and grant-funded solutions practice.  He is a summa cum laude graduate of 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 on-demand recordings of each live session.