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Thursday, January 16, 2020

GPA WEBINAR - Updating Your Policies & Procedures

Start Date: 1/16/2020 1:00 PM CST
End Date: 1/16/2020 2:00 PM CST

Venue Name: Virtual Webinar

Organization Name: Grant Professionals Association

Barb Boggs
Phone: 9137883000


Webinar Description: 

The uniform guidance requires written policies and procedures. This webinar will show attendees how to write policies and procedures that comply with the uniform guidance and increase performance. The webinar will also present templates for written policies and procedures.
Written policies and procedures are part of a system of internal control. Poorly written or nonexistent policies and procedures could lead to cost disallowances in an audit. Well-written policies and procedures provide “reasonable assurance” of stewardship of federal funds.

  1. Raise awareness of requirements in the uniform guidance that require written policies and procedures.
  2. Identify other areas that may need updating.
  3. Improve skills about writing policies using a template.
  4. Improve skills about writing procedures using a template.
  5. Establish local processes for updates.


Karen Norris is nationally recognized as a consultant and Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Kanoco Consulting - a Karen Norris Company in Gaithersburg, MD. She has experience in grants for more than 30 years, previously for educational institutions in Maryland, as managing editor at a national publishing house, and currently as a consultant. Norris served on Boards of Directors of professional associations. She presents at state and national conferences and provided testimony to the Maryland General Assembly and to the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management about grants.

Skill Level:
Master Level

Learning Track: 
Federal Grants
Other: Good practices for organizational management

GPC Competencies:
Strategies for effective program and project design and development 
Organizational development as it pertains to grant seeking 
Nationally recognized standards of ethical practice by grant developers
Post-award grant management practices sufficient to inform effective grant design and development
Practices and services that raise the level of professionalism of grant developers

CFRE & GPC Credits:
This webinar has been approved for one point towards the CFRE credential and one CEU towards the GPC credential.

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Registration is Closed
Closed: 1/14/2020 12:15 AM

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