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    Since 2007, the Ohio Workforce Coalition has been bringing together leaders from education and training institutions, economic and workforce development organizations, business and industry, labor, and human service providers. The Coalition promotes public policies that build the skills of adult workers, meet employer skill needs, and strengthen the workforce system to ensure opportunity and prosperity for Ohio families.

April 26 In-Person/Video Conference Training – Spending WIAfunds: How to stay in compliance with the financial & grantsmanagement requirements

Sent To: Ohio’s Workforce Development Community

Training – Spending WIA funds: How to stay in compliance with the financial & grants management requirements. DATE: Tuesday, April 26, 2011
TIME: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

In-Person: ODJFS, 4020 E. Fifth Ave., Columbus, Ohio (Rooms
Via Video Conference

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Local workforce development professionals interested in WIA financial and grants management.

DESCRIPTION: Financial requirements impact program design and the need for financial information is very critical to achieving program success.
Failure to comply with these requirements has resulted in sanctions, questioned costs, etc. to WIA Areas. This one-day seminar will cover rules affecting programs including: 1. Enabling legislation
2. Uniform administrative requirements
3. Grant management rules
4. Cost principles
5. Determination of allowable costs
6. Program regulations
7. Program activities – Both allowable and unallowable 8. Grant award terms and conditions

A significant portion of the day will be spent on federal cost principles including (but not limited to):
1. Factors affecting the Allowability of costs 2. Direct and Indirect Costs 3. Unique items of costs (i.e. advertising, public relations, etc.) 4. Depreciation 5. Rental costs of Buildings

ABOUT OUR PRESENTER – ED DONAHUE: Ed is the retired chief of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration’s
(USDOLETA) Division of Policy, Review and Resolution in the Office of Grants and Contract Management, Washington, DC. Mr. Donahue was involved with the development and administration of varied aspects of ETA’s grants management policy since the closeout of the CETA [Comprehensive Employment and Training Act] program.

He had the primary responsibility for the development of policy guidance for the Workforce Investment Act [WIA] program, the administrative regulations, its financial reporting system as well as the resource sharing and cost allocation guidance for the WIA One-Stop system.

Also, he was responsible for the development and training on all financial and grants management requirements for all of ETA’s grant programs. In addition, he was responsible for the Audit Resolution and Closeout for all ETA grants and contracts while employed with DOL.
Currently Mr. Donahue is retired from the USDOL after 38 years of federal service, and is a consultant for financial matters and issues.

If you have any questions about the training or have any special topics you would like us to cover, please send us the questions and topics with your registration.



Option #1 – To Register For The In-Person Session:
Go to: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ST9YLCH
Registration Deadline: The room is limited to the first 100 registrants.


Option #2 – To Register for the Video Conference Broadcast Go to: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QW6VFQX Registration Deadline: Noon on Thursday, April 21, 2011.

Note: You are responsible for securing the video conference viewing location from which you wish to participate. You can do this by calling one of the video conference locations in the attached list titled “VC_Outlets.pdf”. (This broadcast can only be viewed from an ODJFS or local CDJFS video conference room.)


For more information, please contact;

Graig Pellman
Email: Workforce@jfs.ohio.gov
Phone: (614) 644-0677

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