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Community Services Block Grant programs

The set of standards required to get federal funding are constantly changing. For more than 40 years, our team has helped programs like yours stay in compliance and be transparent.

Our training provides a power-packed overview of Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) standards, including how to use the framework to establish, measure and communicate outcomes that matter to your community.

Together, we will explain key regulations through examples, stories and best practices. The topics we address include:

  • Community engagement
  • Finance
  • Governance
  • Human resources
  • Outcomes

Uniform Guidance training

Our Uniform Guidance training team can help you meet federal grant regulations relating to financial management and administration.

Our team has the experience to keep you compliant and the curiosity to help you meet changing regulations. Our Uniform Guidance (2 CFR Part 200 Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards) doesn’t just recite the regulations.

Our training blends deep explanations, technical assistance, best practices and action planning. Popular topics include:

  • Administrative guidelines
  • Allowable and unallowable costs
  • Audit requirements
  • Cost allocation (direct, approved indirect cost rates, and DeMinimis rates)
  • Procurement
  • Selected items of cost

On-demand training series

Our annual training subscription gives you unlimited access to our training on the topics you ask about the most. 

Board governance

Our board governance series is broken into eight easy-to-view sessions each lasting 30-45 minutes – the perfect length to provide training during a regularly scheduled board meeting but still have time to get other important organization business accomplished.

Your annual training subscription includes the following sessions:

  • Two-part board governance overview
  • Head Start/Early Head Start topics
  • Risk management
  • Advice for choosing an auditor
  • Audit committee roles and responsibilities
  • Reviewing financial statements
  • Reviewing the Form 990

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Custom training

Our team can craft unique training experiences for your team.

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Our national conference

For more than 20 years, our team packs more than 40 session in three days at our premier training event, our National Conference. Come join us as we:

  • Address the new landscape of challenges and outcomes required by your community, funding sources and donors
  • Share stories and solutions with a community of others navigating similar issues
  • Choose from our largest-ever offering of CPE education

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Sample RFP for nonprofits
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Board Governance Training DVD Series
A training program that can provide education to your board when you want it and when they need it. Each session is broken into eight easy-to-view sections, each lasting 30-45 minutes on the three “R’s” of effective board governance – Regulations, Requirements, and Responsibilities.