Event Calendar
Prev MonthPrev Month Next MonthNext Month
Houston Chapter Virtual Meeting (October 2021)
Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM CST
Category: Chapter Events

Houston Area Chapter

Tuesday, October 26  |  9:00 am - 10:30 am (CT)


Plan to Attend the Houston Area Virtual Chapter Meeting!

We encourage all Houston Area members and members in the surrounding area to JOIN US for a virtual chapter meeting and an opportunity to network with other grant professionals in the area.


Assistance and Acquisition: Key Differences
Presented by Edward Girovasi, Adjunct Faculty
Graduate School USA

Compare and contrast the fundamental similarities and differences between the purchase of goods and services via federal acquisition procedures and providing assistance through federal grants procedures.  Key elements to be reviewed are authorities and statues, regulatory system, competition standards, evaluation criteria, selection and award, payment, and termination.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the key differences/similarities between federal acquisition and assistance policies and procedures

  • Discuss the assistance and acquisition competition standards

  • Illustrate the selection and award of contracts made under assistance and acquisition procedures




Tuesday, October 26 9:00 am - 10:30 am CT


For questions regarding this event, please contact [email protected] or (202) 308-9443.


Prerequisites   None
Who Should Attend   Grant Professionals, including Grant Specialists, Grant Administrators, Grant Managers, Program Officers, Grant Officers, Auditors  
Program Level   Overview  
Advance Preparation   None  
Delivery Method   Group Internet Based

Event Policies
Cancellations received one week prior to the event date will be eligible for a NGMA credit or refund. Cancellations received less than one week prior to the event date will be eligible for a full NGMA credit. Credits and refunds are not given for no-shows.
For more information or assistance with this event, please contact [email protected] or (202) 308-9443.


Individuals requiring special accommodations are encouraged to attend NGMA events. Please contact [email protected] with your accommodation needs at least one week prior to the event.



National Grants Management Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.