Regardless of theparticular area of focus, grants management can be a timelyandcumbersomeprocess.
Organizations that devote time and assets to the tracking, management and awarding of grants can no longer rely on manual processing to provide funding to consumers of the fast-paced digital marketplace. Across the public and private sector, grant providers must develop innovative and transparent solutions to allow for the acceleration of grant incentives that businesses rely on to maintain competitive advantages.
Next week, just outside our Nation's Capital, The National Grants Management Association (NGMA) will hostNGMA 2015 Annual Grants Training: Grants Management Moving Forward, April 22-24 at the Crystal Getaway Marriott in Arlington, Va. This training program provides the premier forum for the latest insights into grant policies and innovations and promises to be themust-attend event for industryprofessionals and practitioners. Registrants who attend the full grants training programcan earn up to20 CPEs.
NGMA is recognized throughout the grants management industry as the membership association leader providing tools for grants professionals to support and maintain high levels of management and establish standards of excellence. NGMA provides comprehensive full lifecycle grants management training, professional certification, continuing professional education, resources, and a networking forum forgrants industry professionals.
NGMA 2015 program attendeeswill:
NGMA's Program keynote presentation will be delivered by Hudson Hollister, Founder and Executive Director for the Data Transparency Coalition.In 2014, President Obama signed the DATA Act, which promises to transform federal grant reporting by setting up government-wide data standards. The government will announce the first standards in May 2015. During his presentation, Mr. Hollister will discuss how new data standards could allow manual collection efforts to be replaced with automatic uploads to accelerate grants processing.
Additional agendasessions include:
There is still time to register for this premier training program if you'll be in the DC area next week. Ifyou're planning to attend, be sure to stop by the Appian team booth in the exhibitor's hall.
-Mike Ingrisano, Media Relations Manager
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