What's New at CAPLAW?

 

new Registration Now Open!

Register now for What Impact Does the New Guidance Have on the Treatment of Indirect Costs? February 11, 2015 1 pm EST. This is the first webinar in the Ins and Outs of Indirect Costs Under the Super Circular webinar series presented by Kay Sohl of Kay Sohl Consulting. Learn more about the series.

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Frequently Asked Questions Series

Check out CAPLAW's recently issued FAQ series. The initial set of questions addresses the following topics: a board's use of alternates or proxy voting, deferring or denying weatherization services, and paying employees from both the indirect rate and directly from a funding source. These FAQs and more may be accessed on the new CAPLAW FAQ Archive webpage.

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CAPLAW Update: Special Edition 2014

Read the Special Edition 2014 issue of the CAPLAW Update Newsletter, a continuing series of reports on current legal and financial issues of interest to Community Action Agencies. This newsletter focuses on the OMB Super Circular and what it means for CAAs. Articles include: Navigating the OMB Super Circular Changes, Administrative Requirements Review, Cost Principles Analysis, and Audit Highlights. Read the full edition here. Print here.


News for Community Action

 

new Head Start Webinar about the Super Circular

Join the Office of Head Start on February 10, at 11 am EST to learn about new uniform administrative requirements, cost principles, and audit requirements for federal awards that went into effect Dec. 26, 2014. The webinar will provide updates and address fiscal and grants management questions about the new regulations and requirements. Submit your questions in advance to fiscalwebinar@hsicc.org. This webinar will be recorded and a written Q&A will be posted on the ECLKC website. Learn more and register.

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Super Circular COFAR FAQ

To help all federal grantees prepare for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) “Super Circular,” also known as the “Omni Circular,” the Council on Financial Assistance Reform (COFAR) maintains and regularly updates a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) intended to provide additional context, including examples, and background for the Super Circular.  CAAs should review the entire FAQ to help prepare for the impending application of the Super Circular. Read more for highlights of the information covered by the COFAR FAQ.

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OCS CSBG Information Memorandum #135

The federal Office of Community Services (OCS) recently issued this IM regarding the use of CSBG funds to meet matching requirements for Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance programs. This guidance generally permits CSBG funds to be used as a match for McKinney-Vento programs if used for CSBG purposes in accordance with CSBG law.

 

 

 

Read the Fall 2014 issue of the CAPLAW Update Newsletter, a continuing series of reports on current legal and financial issues of interest to Community Action Agencies.