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This event will be presented in partnership with WV AGA

The Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200) is revised effective November 12, 2020. The Uniform Guidance provides the rules for grants and cooperative agreements funded by the U.S. Government. The revision reflects a foundational shift to focus on enhanced results-oriented accountability for grants and cooperative agreements. As a part of President’s management agenda, the revision will improve stewardship and ensure the American people receive value for Federal funds spent on various grant programs.

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this session, you will be able to:

  • Understand the critical updates to the Uniform Guidance,
  • Compare the precise language changes for the various policies and procedures,
  • Learn the key updates organized by each revised topic, and
  • Ability to take action to enhance an organization’s existing procedures to conform to this important update.


Paul H. Calabrese | Principal, Outsourced Accounting and Advisory Services

As a Principal in the firm’s Outsourced Accounting & Advisory Services group, Mr. Calabrese brings a successful track record of working with both nonprofit organizations and government contractors. Mr. Calabrese has hands-on experience with the Uniform Guidance for Federal grants recipients including nonprofits, universities, hospitals, and state/local/tribal units of governments. His background and skill-set includes grant cost accounting, sub-recipient monitoring, preparation of over 100 indirect rates/NICRA for several Federal agencies, development of policies and procedures, medical management systems invoicing to state Medicaid agencies, and development of a toolkit for unit cost rates for Ryan White HIV AIDS HRSA awards. He has also developed grant and financial statement dashboards and performed outsourced CFO duties, annual budgets, cash flow projections, grant draws and budget monitoring.