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Drive a Stake Through Single Audit Fears

 

Your palms grow clammy and you become conscious of your own heartbeat. Your knees can no longer be trusted!  Don't blame Halloween ghosts and goblins for causing those jitters. It is the thought of a Single Audit that has your stomach in knots. (Is it really a coincidence that its predecessor was known as OMB A-133?)

OMB Update: DATA Act, Uniform Guidance & Single Audit

On August 10, The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) submitted its Report to Congress on the Data Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA ACT) Pilot Program. OMB also released a new Uniform Guidance FAQ and the 2017 Single Audit Compliance Supplement now published in the Federal Register. Find all the links and free training in this post.

Grants Management: State Audit Findings Infographic (FY2012)

Last year, the Maryland Governor's Grants Office produced a report detailing Single Audit findings by state during FY2012, and it has important grants management lessons for all grant-active entities. The report notably mentions that high-performing states (those with a low audit findings ratio) "indicated that they had audit and/or grants management training in place for officials responsible for the management of federal grant funded programs."

Grants Management: Federal Single Audit Guidelines

Recipients of federal grant funds must use the funds as indicated by the grant agreement and must ensure that funds are expended in the time frame specified by the document. This publication discusses the period of fund availability, how the time period will influence the expending of funds, and how the time period affects the Single Audit process, also known as the OMB A-133 audit, an organization-wide audit of an entity that expends $750,000* or more of federal assistance received for its operations.

Grants Management System Goals: Know Before the Auditors Tell You

This publication provides an overview of the audit process. It explains what a grant recipient can expect from an audit, presents best practices for your grants management system, and identifies the types of information that will be expected for presentation throughout an audit process. 

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