2024 In-Person GMBoK Training

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2024 In-Person GMBoK Training   March 1-3, 2024 | Washington, D.C.




GMBoK Training provides an in-depth understanding of the full grant lifecycle, from solicitation and application evaluations to closeout and audit. Attendees will:

  • Learn about the laws, regulations and policies affecting their administration of federal grants;

  • Review the latest updates to the Uniform Guidance published at 2 CFR 200;

  • Recognize the importance of internal controls in managing federal awards;

  • Reduce the risk of fraud, waste and abuse;

  • Learn to better manage recipients and subrecipients; and

  • Understand audit requirements for all parties, including auditors, auditees and the awarding agencies.
All paid training registrants receive a hard copy of the GMBoK Guide, a foundational resource for all grants management professionals.
Participants may earn up to 13 CPE credits. (Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge)


Meet Your Speakers


Eric Russell, CGMS, CIA, CGAP, MPA



Jerry Bertrand, CGMS
Public Impact Advisors LLC



RATES (November 16 - February 21*)

$899 Members | $1,073 Non-Members


*Invoicing option will no longer be available as of February 6. Full payment will be due at time of registration starting February 6.

If paying by purchase order, wire transfer or check, registrants must submit a promissory note on agency/organization letterhead or purchase order/copy of check to [email protected] by February 6, 2024, or risk registration cancellation.

 Non-member rates include complimentary one-year NGMA membership. Rate does not change if you opt out of membership. 


In-Person GMBoK Training will be held at:

Washington Hilton | 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW | Washington, D.C. 20009

The Washington Hilton is located within blocks of Dupont Circle and Adams Morgan. It is six (6) miles from Reagan National Airport and within walking distance of the DC Metro subway system.


Attendees are responsible for booking their own hotel rooms. 



Click the link below for a list of nearby hotels. (Listings includes prices, registration links and proximity to the Washington Hilton.) NGMA does not have a room block with any other hotel. 

Alternate accommodations



Not attending 2024 In-Person Training? Below are our remaining 2024 training dates: 

  • Spring 2024 (May 9-10) | Virtual Training | Registration opens in March

  • Fall 2024 (September 10-11) | Virtual Training | Registration opens mid-2024

Private virtual GMBoK Trainings are available for groups of 25+. To learn more about private trainings, email us at [email protected]


2024 Annual Grants Training (AGT) will take place prior to GMBoK Training at the Washington Hilton. AGT will be held February 27 - March 1. Consider attending! Learn more about AGT  

  Agenda (All Times Eastern Time) 
  Friday, March 1   
  1:30 - 3 p.m. Background | Pre-Award
  3 - 3:30 p.m. Break
  3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Award
  Saturday, March 2
   8 - 9 a.m. Breakfast (included with registration)
  9 a.m. - Noon CGMS Intro (by NGMA) | Post-Award | Allowability through Indirect Costs
  Noon - 1 p.m.  Lunch (included with registration)
  1 - 2:30 p.m. Specific Items of Cost
  2:30 - 3 p.m.
  3 - 4 p.m. Internal Controls
  Sunday, March 3  
  7 - 8 a.m. Breakfast (included with registration)
  8 - 10:30 a.m. Monitoring | Closeout | Audits
  10:30 - 11 a.m. Break
  11 a.m. - Noon Monitoring | Closeout | Audits continued


Prerequisite and
Advanced Preparation
  A minimum of a bachelor’s degree plus 1-2 years of full-time grants management experience or 3-4 years of grants management experience without a degree. Familiarity with 2 CFR 200 Uniform Guidance is required.  
Who Should Attend   Grant Professionals, including Grant Specialists, Grant Administrators, Grant Managers, Program Officers, Grant Officers, Auditors  
Program Level   Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced  
Delivery Method   Group Live
Substitution Policy


All requests for cancellations must be made in writing directly by the registrant. The below refund policy applies:

  • By midnight ET, February 12, 2024 - Cancellations are eligible for a refund minus a $50 service fee.

  • As of February 13, 2024 - Cancellations and no-shows are not eligible for refunds.

No credits will be given in lieu of refunds. Refunds by check may not be issued until the conclusion of the event.

Requests for transfer/substitutions must be made in writing directly by the registrants; we will not accept request by an employer. The below transfer/substitution policy applies:

  • By midnight ET, February 12, 2024 - No cost for transfers/substitutions; should a nonmember substitute for a member, the difference between fees will be due at the time of transfer.

  • As of February 13, 2024 - No transfers/substitutions will be allowed.

Technology Consent  

Registration, attendance at, or participation in any NGMA-sponsored activity constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or participant’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such activities by NGMA and other third parties, including but not limited to the event app or other software utilized. Your registration may include technology that monitors your activities, such as session attendance, public chats, Q&A during sessions, and booths visited.

Data and Usage

By registering for 2024 In-Person GMBoK Training, you agree to allow your data to be collected by NGMA and be transferred securely to and stored by third-party technology providers and/or event partners, including but not limited to meeting app providers (Personify and Conference I/O), payment processors (PayScape), the host hotel (Washington Hilton), and CAPP partners.

The purpose is for the fulfillment of the service(s) related to event registration and attendance; these may include but are not limited to processing payments, confirming hotel reservations/rooming needs, tracking session attendance and continuing professional education (CPE) credits. Additionally, NGMA CAPP partners may rent attendee data for marketing purposes under a single-use agreement.

All third-party providers and/or event partners have their own privacy and collection practices; NGMA is not responsible for their independent policies.

If you wish to opt out of any data collection from your 2024 In-Person GMBoK Training registration, email [email protected].


Disease Policy
  All attendees agree to adhere to the NGMA’s Duty of Care, Waiver and Release of Liability for Communicable Disease.  
Code of Conduct
  All attendees of NGMA’s virtual events agree to NGMA's In-Person Meeting Code of Conduct.


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 courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.