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Managing Higher Education Grant Funding Guide

A guide to helping higher education standardize grant management processes for compliance and maximum drawdown.

Grant seeking and grant management is changing, and grantees must change with it.

The ED awarded $67.9 billion in discretionary appropriations in 2018 and requested to drop that number by 12 percent for fiscal year 2019, according to the ED. Other public and private funds are also available to colleges, but as the stakes rise, so does the competition for dollars. Educational institutions must rise to the challenge by better positioning themselves for grantor requirements.

To help institutions of higher education improve their grant management, this guide shares insights on:

  • How data legislation may affect higher educational institutions
  • Common grant management challenges and solutions
  • Best practices for grant management success
  • Next steps for higher education grant management improvement