Federal Assistance Law

Management Concepts

How long?

  • 3 days
  • online, in person

What are the topics?

Management Concepts

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Who should attend

Recipient, pass-through, and Federal personnel interested in how legal issues affect Federal grants administration will benefit from this course.

About the course

Federal funders and recipients need to understand the myriad statutory authorities, regulations, and agency rules that impact how grant funds are administered. You will develop an in-depth understanding of the laws surrounding grants by analyzing actual court cases and appeals board decisions. Through numerous exercises and discussions, you will gain a holistic perspective of the Federal assistance process and the relevant laws and regulations. This is an elective course in all tracks of the GMCP™.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the legal basis for awarding grants and cooperative agreements.
  • Consider the legal differences between grants and contracts
  • Discuss how statutes, regulations, and judicial decisions impact everyday grant and cooperative agreement administration
  • Analyze federal court and agency appeals board cases focusing on issues such as protections under the Privacy Act, rights under the Freedom of Information Act, and interpretations of statutory requirements by awarding agencies
  • Identify penalties that may be imposed on recipients that fail to comply with federal requirements

Course Topics

Introduction to the American Legal System

  • Roots of the American Legal System
  • Types of Law
  • America's Dual Court System
  • Judicial Review

Legal Authority for Providing Assistance

  • The Constitutional Power of the Purse
  • Federalism, Speech, and Religion
  • The Role of Federal Agencies
  • The Legal Status of Grants
  • State Laws and Regulations

The Federal Assistance Process

  • Milestones in the Development of Modern Grants
  • Types of Assistance and Related Agreements
  • The Funding Process
  • Executive and Agency Rules

Administering Federal Awards

  • Authorities That Govern Grant Agreements
  • Funds in the Hands of the Recipient

Enforcement, Remedies, and Appeals

  • Enforcement of Grant Agreements and Legal Remedies
  • Avenues for Recipient Appeal and Adverse Agency Decisions

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