Is your government contemplating how to best manage grantees and subrecipients receiving federal funding awarded by your jurisdiction?
Through legislation such as the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), the federal government is providing once-in-a-generation funding opportunities for state and local governments to make much-needed transformative and sustainable change.
Many governments have been using this funding to engage partners in the nonprofit sector to implement programs and are conducting outreach to firms new to government contracting. However, these organizations and firms often have limited experience working with government and navigating regulatory frameworks, procurement rules, and reporting requirements.
In this roundtable, we shared tips to help state and local governments manage the performance of nonprofit grantees, including: