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OMB Uniform Administrative Requirements

Awarding Officials Certification Series

August 24 – 26 2021  Tulalip, WA

Why I Should Attend?

Indian tribes and tribal organizations operate two basic types of federally funded programs: (1) Discretionary Grant Programs; and (2) Entitlement Programs.  Discretionary grants are one-time competitive grants.  Entitlement Programs, such as Public Law 93-638 contracts and compacts, are recurring programs. Federal rules that apply to these programs differ in many respects, yet there are similarities in many respects.  This course highlights the differences and similarities.

OMB issued new regulations in 2013 to consolidate several OMB Circulars into one set of regulations (2
CFR Part 200) that many refer to the new regulations as the “Super Circular”. OMB revised the regulations
in 2020 to specifically address the CARES Act (Public Law 116136) and the American Rescue Plan Act
(ARPA), (Public Law 1172). While the American Jobs Plan Act has not been enacted, funds under the new
legislation will be governed by the OMB Uniform Administrative Requirements.

The OMB regulations govern annual audits, grant proposals and grant administration, cost principles,
indirect costs, and annual single agency audits. The regulations apply to Indian tribes, tribal organizations,
states and local governments, nonprofit organizations, hospitals, universities, etc. This course will address
the similarities and differences in OMB rules as they pertain to discretionary grant programs; and
entitlement programs (Indian SelfDetermination Act programs); and will provide a special focus on
CARES Act and ARPA compliance and reporting requirements.


Who Should Attend?

Tribal council members, chartered organizations school boards, health boards, tribal, program directors
and managers; tribal grants/contracts staff, finance, and accounting staff; tribal attorneys, tribal
consultants. Federal officials and federal awarding officials, federal contracting officers and their
subordinates should also attend.

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