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Virtual Federal Grants Forum: Live-streamed from Washington, DC

Virtual Federal Grants Forum Live-streamed from DC

New proposed uniform guidance changes – coupled with learning how to navigate a world trying to mitigate a pandemic crisis – means shifting expectations, priorities and resources. It is clear that protecting your federal funding is more important than ever before in uncertain times.

Get the compliance guidance you need to ensure that you and your entire team are up-to-date on the latest grants rules and regulations that govern federal awards no matter the circumstances so that you can confidently manage your grants and protect your funding.

This two-day agenda includes powerhouse sessions that cover everything you need to know – start to finish – about how to tackle the toughest grants management challenges while addressing how COVID-19 has changed the game

Session 1: OMBs COVID-19 Administrative Relief
Session 2: Internal Controls: Working from Home Presents New Challenges
Session 3: Successful Subaward Administration
Session 4: Intro to Indirect Cost Recovery
Session 5: Time and Effort Reporting: Compliance for Your Largest Expense Category
Session 6: Procurement Standards: Increased Thresholds May Bring Increased Risk
Session 7: Property Management: A Growing Risk Area for Grantees
Session 8: Surviving the Single Audit

Meet Your Instructor


Dan Durst is a Manager at Capital Edge Consulting, with extensive experience in various accounting and compliance issues related to Federal government contracts and grants. Dan’s areas of expertise include Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal awards to non-Federal entities (Uniform Guidance), Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). Dan is also well-versed in various levels of audit support including DCAA, Single Audit, and Inspector General audits. Dan’s industry experience includes defense, nonprofit, and public sector. Dan has assisted clients with Indirect Cost Rate Proposal Development, Indirect Rate Structure Assessment, Subrecipient Monitoring Support, Audit Support and Risk Assessment, Audit Findings Remediation, Procurement System Certification, Internal Controls Assessment, Forensic Investigations, Grants Closeout Support, and other regulatory compliance matters. Prior to joining Capital Edge, Dan was an audit supervisor and lead consultant for Clarke Leiper PLLC, a member of the AICPA’s Government Audit Quality Center. Dan has previously held security clearances with the U.S. Department of Defense, including Secret Clearance. While contracted by the U.S. Department of State Dan conducted audits and analysis at the U.S. Embassies in 19 foreign countries. Dan has supervised and performed several Single Audits under both OMB A-133 and the new Uniform Guidance. Dan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting with a minor in Information Technology and a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from George Mason University.