- Start: September 19, 2019 2:00 pm
- End: September 19, 2019 3:30 pm
Learn about the recordkeeping requirements in the Uniform Grants Guidance when you participate in the “Recordkeeping for Federal Grants: Documentation! Documentation! Documentation!” webinar on September 19, 2019, at 2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time.
Federal grant recipients and subrecipients generally bear the burden of documenting their satisfactory performance and overall compliance (including the proper expenditure of their grant funds). Therefore, establishing and maintaining an adequate recordkeeping system is a fundamental task for all grantees and subrecipients. Learn about the recordkeeping requirements for grantees and subrecipients under the Uniform Grants Guidance (commonly known as the “OMB Super Circular”) by registering for this new, 90-minute webinar. During the webinar, you will learn how to create an effective recordkeeping system as well as records retention requirements and access rights.
The “Recordkeeping for Federal Grants: Documentation! Documentation! Documentation!” webinar will cover recordkeeping in detail, including the following topics:
- Recordkeeping rules for grantees under the Uniform Grants Guidance (“Super Circular”);
- Record retention rules and exceptions;
- Importance of written record retention policies and “litigation holds”;
- Treatment of electronic records and electronic recordkeeping for grantees and subrecipients;
- Government and public access to records;
- Consequences of failing to follow recordkeeping policies and improper destruction of records; and,
- Answers to frequently asked questions about recordkeeping and documentation for grantees and subrecipients.
You will learn about these important topics and more as part of this in-depth exploration of recordkeeping and related issues that will help ensure that you and your organization are in compliance with current recordkeeping requirements. In addition, you will also have the opportunity to ask and get answers to your individual questions about recordkeeping and grant documentation during the live webinar.
OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
When you participate in the 2019 Grants Management Webinar Series, you will learn about the major requirements for grantees and subrecipients under the Uniform Grants Guidance (the “OMB Super Circular”) as well as recent developments and changes affecting Federal grants management. After participating in this webinar, you will be able to explain the recordkeeping requirements and documentation best practices for Federal grants.
Whether you are new to the world of Federal grants or are an experienced grants professional, the webinar will provide useful information to assist you in meeting your grants management duties. There are no prerequisites for attending. The experience level for all webinars in the series is overview/update.
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 The Private Client Law Group, P.C., in Atlanta, 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. Brian 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.