GRANTS MANAGEMENT COURSE OUTLINE:

This course is designed to train participants on the practice of good Grants management. The course will equip participants with the ability to understand the Primary functional areas of Grants Management. The Grants Management Cycle will also be explored in depth.

  • Introduction: Fundamentals of Grants Management
  • Grant Management Cycle, Roles, Responsibilities and Requirements:
    • Planning
    • Proposal Submission
    • Award of Grant
    • Implementation
    • Monitoring & Evaluation Award of Grant
    • Implementation
    • Monitoring & Evaluation
    • Amendments
    • Reporting
    • Close out
  • Types of Grants, Applications and the Obligating Documents
    • In-kind
    • Standard
    • Mixed
  • Compliance:
    • Who to comply with and areas of compliance
      • Donor compliance
      • Legislative compliance
      • Accounting Standards and Practices
      • Community and cultural Compliance
    • Key Departmental Compliance Areas in Donor Fund Management:
      • Financial
      • Reporting and Documentation
      • Procurement Procedures
  • Contract Amendments
    • Types of Amendments
    • Necessitating Reasons
    • How to manage and carry through successfully
  • Reporting
    • Financial
    • Narrative
    • Evaluations
    • End Project Amendments
  • Internal Control Systems
    • Procedures & Processes
    • Risks and mitigation
  • Fund raising, budgeting and costing
  • Partnerships & Consortia
    • Reasons
    • Managing
    • Problem areas to watch
  • Co-Financing and Multi Donor Funding
    • Sources and reasons
    • Managing the intricacies varied compliance issues
    • Own/community cost contribution

While this course outline may be found in websites of other institutions, it was originally developed by Hannington Mambo. If you use it, please acknowledge the source and let us know: grants@InfoGrant.org

 

 


The Institute for Grants Management (InfoGrant)
Sumba Rd, Block 8, Nairobi West; P O Box 70551 - 00400, Nairobi - Kenya
Tel +254-720 44 95 95 or +254 20 20 18 576; Email