Grant Management Training 13 March 2017


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INTRODUCTION

This course is comprehensive on grants management and fundraising, spanning the grants lifecycle from pre-award through grant closeout. The course provides the Federal, pass-through, and recipient workforces with the knowledge and skills they need to improve program and public accountability, efficiency, and outcomes for beneficiaries.

DURATION

5 days.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Program managers, Finance and non-finance managers, administrative staff of grant receiving/ granting organizations, administrators, sub-recipients, or persons involved in grants related activities and responsibilities within an organization or civil society organizations. Anyone involved with administration of grants or grant-funded programs.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this training course, participants will be able to;

  • Identify and understand the critical terms and conditions of grant aid for donor-funded projects
  • Ensure compliance with donor terms and conditions
  • Understand the donor requirements in relation to supporting documents, correct procurement of goods and services and meeting financial reporting requirements
  • Managing multiple-funded programmes
  • Understand proposal writing, project planning and problem analysis
  • Prepare a donor financial report to match with a project narrative report
  • Describe the phases in the grant management cycle clarify key responsibilities and routines needed for successful grant management
  • Identify the requirements for closing off a donor grant
  • Manage the relationship with donors, head office and implementing partners with greater confidence
  • Appreciate the contribution of the different functions within the organization (program and project staff) and cultivate good work relationship between the teams, finance and programme staff working closely for Successful grant management
  • Develop Grants management planning implementation and reporting tools
  • Develop Proposal writing skills, project Planning and Project problem analysis

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

Module 1

  • Overview of Grants Management Cycle
  • Basic concepts in grant management
  • Key challenges in grant management
  • The grant management life cycle
  • Grant management plan

Module 2: Proposal Writing

  • Developing proposal
  • Project proposal writing
  • Project Planning
  • Project problem analysis
  • Grant Award Contract
  • Award Review
  • Fundraising Tips, Implementation, Compliance
  • Budgeting

Module 3

  • Responsibilities and routines in grant management
  • The flow of donor funds
  • Assessing the terms and conditions in grant agreements
  • Grant agreements, and accounting and procurement systems
  • Complying with donor reporting requirements
  • Managing key relationships for successful grant management

Module 4

  • Types of costs
  • Eligible and ineligible costs
  • Cost Share/ Matching costs
  • Procurement Procedures
  • Grant Tracking Tools
  • Costs eligibility and administration

Module 5

  • Programme evaluation
  • Grant Reporting,
  • Financial Documentation and Reporting
  • Documentation, Internal Controls; Audit, Narrative Reporting, Partnerships & consortia management, Donor Compliance,
  • Personnel &Staff Issues (ethics) : Contracts, Time sheets, Travel & Per diem: Itinerary, assigning, Assets & Inventory Management, Co-Financing

EVENT FEE & REGISTRATION

The training event fee is USD$1050. This caters for Facilitation, 2 Refreshment breaks (Morning and Afternoon Snack) and Buffet Lunch during the entire training period.
This fee does not cover accommodation and travel logistics. We can organize for your Accommodation and Airport pick up at an Extra cost.

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