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Professional Grant Management

University of Maryland Baltimore Baltimore, MD
Mar 25, 2020
8:30a - 4:30p

Our one-day focused workshop addresses all aspects of the grant post-award phase, which consists of implementation, reporting of progress, completing the closeout requirements, compliance throughout all phases of the grant cycle, and audits. Changes of scope, budget adjustments, principal investigator changes and others will be discussed.

Our curriculum targets:

  • Grant writers looking to gain an understanding of grant management and collaborative techniques
  • Grant administrators seeking to build or expand a knowledge base of award management and best practices

You will learn how to:

  • Assure compliance to protect your organization
  • Organize requirements and tasks for effective management
  • Establish roles and responsibilities of all key and non-key personnel
  • Assure timely reporting and closeout responsibilities
  • Align your post-award activities with the donor's requirements
  • Address key aspects of budget management to assure compliance
  • Build excellent relationships with the donor to facilitate future funding

Mr. Andrey Strakhov

Mr. Andrey Strakhov

Andrey Strakhov has dealt with all aspects of grant writing throughout his career at the Grant Training Center and the U.S. Department of Transportation. He has extensive experience in federal donor and foundation grant award search, application process, procurement and award management. He has taught numerous workshops on the fundamentals of grant writing. Mr. Strakhov has also developed teaching materials and resource directories for such agencies as the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Energy (DOE).

He holds a master’s degree in public policy from American University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California (San Diego).

8:30 am Introductions and overview of the workshop and materials
9:00 am Understanding the application requirements
9:30 am Setting up the post-award grant components
10:30 am Break
10:45 am Monitoring the budget expenditures
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Assure evaluation process has been accomplished
2:00 pm Reporting phases
3:00 pm Closeout of the proposal
3:30 pm Break
3:45 pm The audit process and compliance
4:15 pm Overview of the day and Q&A

Preparing for the Workshop

Begin thinking of a project you want to develop. Having a specific project in mind will help you better understand the various proposal components presented during the course. Consider potential funders, such as a foundation, a local, state, or federal agency, a corporation, and/or individuals.

If you decide to develop a proposal during the workshop, consider how you would answer the following questions:

  1. What is the need of your project?
  2. What is the significance of your project?
  3. How will you budget your proposal?
  4. What is the time frame of the grant you are seeking?

What to Bring

  • Laptop and charger - All workshop materials will be supplied via USB drive and email. Many will be in PDF format.
  • Power strip or Extension cord
  • Organizational or Institution Information - A brief description and/or the mission statement; current strategic plan of your institution; any materials that could be helpful in defining the needs of your organization
  • Proposals - Current, planned, or past; funded or unfunded; requests for proposals; review or judging criteria; reviewers' comments or critiques
  • Paper and pens for note taking

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Cancellation & Refund Policy

Grant Training Center (GTC) has the sole and absolute discretion to reschedule and cancel all workshops. In the event of such a cancellation, GTC will attempt to notify attendees two weeks prior to the scheduled workshop. If a participant has paid for the cancelled workshop and is unable to attend the rescheduled session, he/she will receive either a refund or a credit toward a future workshop. If we do not hear from the attendee within 30 days, they will not be able to receive a refund.

In no event shall GTC be responsible for travel arrangements or other costs related to or arising from workshop attendance or GTC’s rescheduling or cancellation of the workshop. Participants should contact GTC prior to making travel arrangements to ensure the workshop is taking place.

If you are unable to attend the workshop and wish to receive a full refund, GTC must be notified at least seven (7) business days prior to the start of the workshop.

If you cancel less than seven business days prior to the start of the workshop, no refund will be given. Instead, you will receive credit for a future workshop, which is valid for one (1) year.

Force Majeure: If a workshop is canceled due to reasons of Act of God or nature, war, riot, strike, or labor dispute, the cancellation policy will not apply and the fee will transfer to the rescheduled workshop. If participants cannot attend the rescheduled date, the registration fee can be utilized for any Grant Training Center workshop during a period of exactly one (1) year from the date of the original workshop.

Individual Membership Cancellation: Once an individual membership has been paid and processed, members will have three (3) days to cancel for a full refund. After the three (3) day period, no refunds will be issued.

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TOTAL: $395.00