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Grants Management (4 Days)

Aug 22, 2017 - Aug 25, 2017


This course is designed to train participants on the practice of good Grants management. The course will equip participants with the ability to understand the Primary functional areas of Grants Management. The Grants Management Cycle will also be explored in depth.


To enable participants appreciate the emerging issues and trends in the Grants

Management Process.


Top and Middle level managers of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), State Corporations and other donor funded institutions.


1 Introduction: Fundamentals of Grants Management

2 Grants Management Cycle, Role, Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • Planning
  • Proposal Submission
  • Award of Grant
  • Implementation
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Amendments
  • Reporting
  • Close out

3 Types of Grants, Applications and the Obligating documents

  • In-kind
  • Standard
  • Mixed

4 Compliance:

Who to comply with and ease of compliance

  • Donor compliance
  • Legislative compliance
  • Accounting Standards and Practices
  • Community and cultural Compliance
  • Key Departmental Compliance Areas in Donor Fund Management:
  • Financial Reporting Document
  • Procurement Procedures
  • Travel and Per diems
  • Human Resource Management
  • M and E and Impact Assessment
  1. Contract Amendments
  • Types of Amendments
  • Necessitating Reasons
  • How to manage and carry through successively
  1. Reporting
  • Financial
  • Narrative
  • Evaluations
  • Amendments
  1. Internal Control Systems
  • Procedures and Processes
  • Risks and Mitigation
  1. Fundraising, budgeting and costing
  1. Partnership and Consortia
  • Reasons
  • Managing
  • Problem area to watch
  1. Co-Financing and Multi Donor Funding
  • Sources and Reasons
  • Managing the intricacies varied compliance issues
  • Own /community cost contribution

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