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In Case You Missed it: Our Top Grant Management Resources of 2023

Over the past year, grant professionals have turned to our resources for guidance to deal with the challenges they face managing grants. From ever-evolving federal regulations to establishing internal controls to monitoring recipients, we strive to provide resources that enable you to manage funding effectively and amplify your impact with confidence.

To further your success in 2024, we’ve gathered together some of the most helpful resources of 2023 for your review. We hope you find them valuable. If you’d like to access more, or find a specific topic, visit our new Learning Hub today

Grant Management Resources for All:

The Essential Guide to Grants Management

Develop a comprehensive understanding of the complex world of grants management and create a strong process using the solutions, tips, and best practices within this guide.

Creating Strong Internal Controls: A Checklist

Utilize this checklist to create a strong set of internal controls that enable you to maximize drawdown, support compliance, and create capacity.

Grant Management Centralization Guide

Centralization is not just a best practice; it has become fundamental to keep programs in compliance and teams functioning efficiently. Download our Guide to discover:

  • Why grant management centralization became a federal goal
  • How it impacts your compliance, capacity, and efficiency
  • Steps to effectively centralize your grant-related data and processes
Pre-Award Compliance Preparedness Checklist

This pre-award compliance checklist helps grant managers identify risks and shore up internal controls at the start of the grant lifecycle.

Grant Maker Resources:

Grant-Related Risk Assessment Guide

Developing and implementing a comprehensive risk assessment strategy at your organization that extends beyond the guidelines set in the Uniform Grant Guidance (UGG) can increase the success rate of funded projects and maximize their impact on communities. This guide provides recommendations and resources for enhancing your organization’s risk assessment procedures—including a pre-award risk assessment template and a subrecipient monitoring risk assessment tool to use as a starting point.

Sub-Recipient Monitoring Checklist

It’s critical to ensure that your subrecipients are in compliance. Monitor their performance and maintain transparency with the help of our checklist.

Grant Seeker Resources:

The Ultimate Guide to Capacity Building Grants

While capacity-building grants can help you reach your goals, you may worry that funders don’t view them as a priority. Check out this guide to discover:

  • The importance of capacity building
  • Where to find this type of grant
  • How increase your chances for winning the funds
Grant Management Response Readiness Checklist

This tool is intended to help you determine if grant management technology is the right solution for your organization.

State Government Resources:

The State Government Guide to Managing Grants

To ensure your state is best managing grant dollars received and allocated, check out some best practices we have identified from years of working with a variety of states and state agencies.

Nebraska Department of Economic Development Client Spotlight

Here’s a real-life example…Learn how the Nebraska DED improved performance reporting and created capacity within their program when they shifted from managing grants in spreadsheets to using AmpliFund.

Tribal Government Resources:

The Tribal Government Guide to Managing Grants

Overcome resource challenges faced by many Tribal Governments with these best practices we’ve learned from working with our customers to effectively manage grant-funded programs.

Customer Success Story: Keweenaw Bay Indian Community

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community accomplished months of work in a few hours through onsite training with AmpliFund. Read their story to learn how they increased grant management efficiency and improved collaboration across departments.

Local Government Resources:

The Local Government Guide to Managing Grants

By implementing these best practices to address six common grant management challenges, you can increase compliance, decrease administrative burden, and amplify your impact.

Mecklenburg County Case Study

Implementing AmpliFund grant management software enabled Mecklenburg County to mitigate risk, increase accessibility, and streamline their grant process. Read their customer success story to learn how.

While AmpliFund software provides the technology to support the full lifecycle of your grant programs, we know that is just one of the critical components of grant management. That is why our commitment is to be more than software. It’s our pleasure to provide you with resources to help you better manage grants and stay-in-the-know with industry news and updates on changes in federal regulations. Visit our Learning Hub to access all of our resources.

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