Ensuring Costs are Allowable and Utilizing Time and Effort Flexibility

September 14, 2017 at 1:00 pm EST

By: Tiffany Kesslar, Esq.

Course Description: The allowability of federal expenditures is one of the more common, but complex issues that grant personnel face.  This presentation will provide participants with the knowledge to avoid disallowances by ensuring that all federal grant expenditures are consistent with the UGG’s Part 200 cost principles and selected items of cost.  The course also includes a detailed discussion and practical advice on how to implement time and effort policies and procedures under Part 200 including proposed time and effort flexibilities.


  • $235.00 for Live Webinar
  • $235.00 for Online Recording (available via internet, no CPE credits awarded)
  • $340.00 for both Live Webinar and Online Recording

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CPE Credits: 1.5 

Who Will Benefit: This webinar is of value to all federal granting agencies, federal grant recipients, and everyone who works with federal grants, including:

  • Grant and program administrators
  • Grant program staff
  • State, district, school, nonprofit personnel
  • Program monitors
  • Auditors

By the end of the webinar, attendees will:

  • Obtain an enhanced understanding of what makes a cost necessary, reasonable, and allocable.
  • Acquire new methods to ensure the allowability of costs.
  • Learn essential details of common selected items of cost provided through real-life examples.
  • Gain a greater understanding of EDGAR’s time and effort rules and come away with valuable practical advice to implement at your entity
  • Understand proposed time and effort flexibilities under Part 200.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be submitted in writing to webinars@bruman.com at least 48 hours prior to any webinar to receive a full refund.

CPE Information

Duration: 75 minutes of presentation then time for questions (no longer than 90 minutes total).

Prerequisites: None

CPE Credits: 1.5 CPE Credits awarded upon completion of the audio conference (as verified through attendee participation checks throughout the webinar) and post-conference survey.

The CPE credit(s) may be accepted as continuing legal education credits or other applicable credits in your state; however, attendees are responsible for their own credit approval and for meeting any state requirements.  Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC makes no guarantee or assurance that the CPE credits received will apply to any other program or state requirements.

Where: Your office or conference room, per internet connection

Recommended Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge – Technical

Program Knowledge Level: Overview

Advanced Preparation: None

Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based

Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education (CPE) on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.