Washington: Swimming through the Federal Grants Swamp

Confused over the President's Budget and Management Plan align to appropriations? Need to know more about the GREAT Act? Join Erica Preston for a recap on changes affecting Federal grants in 2018.
- Learning Objectives
o Identify trends in Federal grant making, policy, and management
o Discuss how GPA members can work in times of significant policy and procedural changes

GPC Competencies Addressed:
Organizational development as it pertains to grant seeking

Erica Preston serves as the Product Management Director for Grants at Management Concepts. In this role, she works company-wide to maintain and grow workforce training and enhancement products and services for grants professionals. Prior to joining Management Concepts, Erica spent more than 10 years with Booz Allen Hamilton as a management consultant. Her experience spanned grants management, stakeholder engagement, and program and contract management for homeland security and other clients.