November 14, 2013 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET

Ten Federal Grantee Compliance Pitfalls: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

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Receiving grants from the federal government can seem intimidating, and it can be. Sometimes being awarded the grant turns out to be the easy part, and staying in compliance with the many federal compliance requirements associated with the grant much harder. There are any number of compliance areas where nonprofits seem to be getting into trouble with the federal government. For example, not knowing the appropriate regulatory scheme that applies to your grant or failing to know and understand all of the terms and conditions that apply to a grant will cause legal issues for a grantee. As a federal grantee, it is your responsibility to understand and comply with all of the applicable federal compliance “strings” that come with federal grants. Not knowing and proactively satisfying these requirements could lead to allegations of non-compliance, or worse yet, fraud.

Please join Venable attorneys Dismas (Diz) Locaria and Melanie Jones Totman for a step-by-step discussion of ten of the most frequent compliance problems federal grantees run into, and for best practice tips based on their extensive experience advising nonprofits across the country in this area.

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