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NGMA's 2014 Annual Grants Training Program
Embracing Change: Grants Management in Transition
April 22 - 24, 2014

We look forward to seeing you at NGMA's 2014 Annual Grant Training Program. Presentations have been sent to registered attendees. Updated presentations and information will be sent Friday afternoon.

Please call Bo Geiger in NGMA's Business Office with any last minute requests or questions. She can be reached at (202) 308-9443.

Presenter Biographies

Schedule at a Glance

Annual Grants Training Agenda

Certified Grants Management Associate (CGMA) Coming Soon!

Beginning August 1, 2014, NGMA will be offering a second credential, the Certified Grants Management Associate (CGMA), for those individuals who have the required grants experience, but don’t have the required college degree that is necessary to attain the CGMS.

The exam and all other requirements for the CGMA will be the same as is written in the CGMS Candidate Handbook for the Certified Grants Management Specialist (CGMS).

For more information on the CGMS, visit the CGMS Certification page. To prepare for the exam, be sure to check the CGMS handbook for guidance and training opportunities.

Join your peers and colleagues at NGMA's upcoming training events:
Succession Planning: How to Prepare for the Next Generation
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
11:30am - 1:30pm
Maggiano's Little Italy Restaurant
Washington, DC

Presenter: David Thompson, The National Council of Nonprofits

Program Description: Coming Soon!

For more information about this session or other upcoming monthly grants training sessions, visit the Monthly Training page.

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COFAR Releases Frequently Asked Questions

On Monday, February 12, 2014, COFAR released the first set of FAQs in support of 2 C.F.R 200 Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Over two hundred thoughtful questions and comments have been received from grantors, grantees, and grant management and oversight professionals throughout the country. Additional FAQ releases will coincide with Federal agency submission of implementing regulations. If you have additional questions or comments please send them directly to cofar@omb.eop.gov.

2 C.F.R. 200 FAQs 2-12-2014

National Grants Management Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.  State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

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