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Blog for state, local, and tribal government grant resources and articles.

Law Enforcement Grants: The Four Main Types of Grant Funding

As a law enforcement professional who may be new to grant seeking, you may find yourself bombarded by a seemingly endless assortment of law enforcement grants.
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Important AFG News: Registration Process Change in

Beginning on April 27, 2018, ALL entities renewing or updating their registration at will be required to submit an original, signed notarized letter confirming the authorized Entity Administrator associated with the DUNS number before the registration is activated.
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Top 10 Reasons to Have a Grants Management System

If you’re a state, local or tribal government agency that is seeking to secure and properly manage federal and/or non-federal grants, you know it's getting increasingly harder without technology. Investing in modern grants management software today is no longer an option, it is a necessary step to keep up with today's demands and changing federal requirements. 
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Single Audit for Beginners: 10 FAQs

The single audit. This term may be unfamiliar to you if you are new to grants management, but the single audit is a necessary part of effective grants management for many federal grant recipients. Audits are important because they promote accountability. Here are 10 FAQs to help you better understand this important process.
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Subrecipient Monitoring Tool For Pass-Through Entities

The Association of Government Accountants (AGA) Intergovernmental Partnership members developed a guide to provide a consistent approach for pass-through entities to monitor a grant subrecipient’s compliance with federal administrative requirements. It is designed for use in monitoring the administration of grant dollars provided by federal awarding agencies.
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3 Tips for Choosing the Right Procurement Contract

Have you heard it? There has been a lot of chatter about the changes to procurement with the advent of 2 CFR Part 200 (aka Uniform Guidance). And it’s true that this section of the Administrative Requirements has changed more than any other part of the new grant regulations.
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Wetlands Conservation – 3 Funding Sources

When it comes to the environment, wetlands are Mother Nature’s equivalent to those essential maintenance filters. In fact, according to the EPA, the economic value of the earth’s wetlands is estimated at $14.9 trillion. Yet, like so many other things in our daily life that we take for granted, we rarely think about them or fully appreciate their true value.
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Youth Baseball Grants – The Baseball Tomorrow Fund and More

With spring just around the corner, many youth baseball and softball leagues across the nation are gearing up for opening day. If your local diamond needs to get back into playing shape after a long off-season, consider the following funding opportunities to help turn your field of dreams into a reality.
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The Second Chance Reentry Program: Substance Abuse & Mental Health Disorders

With bipartisan support, the Second Chance Act (SCA) was signed into law on April 9, 2008, providing grants to help improve outcomes for people returning from incarceration. Since its inception, more than 700 awards have been made to help lower recidivism rates and improve community safety.
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