Governor's Grants Office 2022 Annual Conference 

The Governor's Grants Office (GGO) hosted our 2022 Annual Conference on November 18, 2022. Thank you to everyone who was able to attend, present, volunteer, and contribute to the success of this event. We are grateful for such a strong network of grants professionals and appreciate all the work you do on behalf of our state and it's communities. 

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The following documents were presented in each of the training sessions
Breakout #1
Grant Writing Under the Uniform Guidance, Karen Norris
Subrecipient Risk Assessment & Monitoring, Scott Sheffler, Ed Waters
Grants Financial & Program Management Best Practices, Denise Wu, Justice Sakyi, John Yakaitis
Preparedness & Disaster Assistance, Danielle Whitestone, Cait Whiteleather, Nora Lagola, Jessica Nussbaum
Breakout #2
The Performance Management Playbook and HandoutLydia Kidder
Indirect Cost Rate Issues Between Pass-Through Entities and Nonprofits,  Paul Calabrese
​Fraud & Federal Grants Update, Kathy Ghiladi, Mindy Pava
Grants Quality Services Management Office, Andrea Sampanis
​The ARPA Post Award Monitoring Challenge, J. Aleksevish Pastor
Breakout #3
​Federal Earmarking, Karen Norris
​Time & Effort Documentation, Ed Waters
American Rescue Plan, State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Projects In Maryland, Mike Morello
​Go or No-Go? A Guide to Deciding Which Federal Grants are Right For Yo​u, Dondra Ward
​Breakout #4
Trends in Federal Grant Funding, Dondra Ward
​Introduction to the EPA Office of the Inspector General, Natalie Vowell, Jeremy Wier
​How the Future of Data Standardization will Impact the State of Marylan​d, Adam Roth, Jason Yu
When Money Grows on Trees, Jennifer Mt. Castle
Maryland's Response: Using Grant Funding to Address the Opioid Crisis​, Robin Rickard

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