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Minnesota FREE Grants Training and Chapter Development Meeting

Thursday, November 2 @ 8:30 am - 11:15 am

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FREE Grants Training and Chapter Development Meeting in Minnesota

NGMA is holding a training and networking opportunity in Minnesota on Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 8:30am – 11:15am. This FREE grants training is for members and non-members.

Come learn about NGMA, learn something new about grants, and network with other grant professionals in your area! All NGMA members and prospective members are encouraged to stay for a chapter development meeting.


Consider joining us for a tour of the recently renovated State of Minnesota Capitol Building. Depart Freeman Building by 11:45am for an hour-long tour that starts at noon.


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Featured Grant Program—The Father Project

Andrew Freeberg, Director of Community Programs, Goodwill Easter Seals
Founded in 1999 by the City of Minneapolis, the FATHER (Fostering Actions To Help Earnings and Responsibility) Project became a program of Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota in 2004. The FATHER Project’s mission is to assist fathers in overcoming the barriers that prevent them from supporting their children economically and emotionally. Since then, the FATHER Project has served thousands of fathers through an extensive network of community partners. Services offered include case management, parenting support, child support services, father and family activities, employment services and GED tutoring. In this presentation, Andrew Freeberg, Director of Community Programs for Goodwill-Easter Seals, will share both the successes and challenges of this Project over its 13-year history in Minnesota.


Red Flags in Grant Monitoring—Audit Findings and Helpful Tips

Amy Jorgenson, Internal Audit Director, Minnesota Department of Health
Amy Jorgenson, Director of Internal Audit and Analytics at the Minnesota Department of Health, will share examples of grant fraud and misuse of funds and provide helpful tips that could improve your grant monitoring activities and prevent fraud. You will learn about and discuss examples from Minnesota, what is being done to make improvements, and understand what to watch for in your grant programs to help ensure your organization does not end up on the wrong end of an investigation.


Learning Objectives

  1. Identify new requirements outlined in legislation impacting the field of grants management.
  2. Apply best practices in grants management.
  3. Analyze new concepts and strategies for improving organizational efficiencies in the field of grants management.
CPE-transparentNational 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 the final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

Location:

Minnesota Department of Health
Orville L. Freeman Building
625 N Robert Street
St. Paul, MN

Directions

Parking

Agenda:

8:00am – 8:30am
Registration

8:30am – 8:45am
Welcome and Networking, Alyssa Haugen, Minnesota Department of Health and Wendy DeWell, CGMS, Goodwill Easter Seals

8:45am – 9:30am
Welcome & Introduction to NGMA, Shelly Slebrch, Executive Director, NGMA

9:30am – 10am
Featured Grant Program—The Father Project
Andrew Freeberg, Director of Community Programs, Goodwill Easter Seals

10am – 11am
Red Flags in Grant Monitoring—Audit Findings and Helpful Tips
Amy Jorgenson, Internal Audit Director, Minnesota Department of Health

11am – 11:15am
Grant Monitoring Exercise/Discussion

11:15am – 11:45am
Chapter development meeting

11:45am – 1pm
Optional Tour

Additional Information:

None
Grant Professionals, including Grant Specialists, Grant Administrators, Grant Managers, Program Officers, Grant Officers, Auditors
All
None
Group Live

For additional information or assistance with this event including cancellations, substitutions or other program concerns or information regarding administrative policies such as complaints, please contact Kelli Klepic at kelli@ngma.org or (202) 308-9443.

Details

Date:
Thursday, November 2
Time:
8:30 am - 11:15 am
Event Category:

Organizers

Alyssa Haugen
Wendy DeWell

Venue

Minnesota Department of Health
625 N Robert Street
St. Paul, MN United States
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