2023 Virtual Grants Management Body of Knowledge Training

Summer Virtual Training  |  10 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET each day  |  June 13-14, 2023

***Friday, May 26 was the last day to register before late registration rates took effect AND to ensure course material (GMBoK Guide) is received on time. If you registered after May 26, you will receive your Guide after the training; an online version will be provided to you during the training. *** 

Fall Virtual Training   10 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET each day  |  Sept. 12-13, 2023 Registration Opening Soon

Why Should You Attend?

Gain in-depth understanding of the full grant lifecycle, from solicitation and evaluation of applications 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 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)


  REGISTRATION RATES (until May 26, 2023)
    Member Rate

Non-Member Rate
Includes optional one-year
NGMA Membership

  GMBoK Training $719/pp $893/pp
  LATE REGISTRATION RATES* (after May 26, 2023)
    Member Rate

Non-Member Rate
Includes optional one-year
NGMA Membership

   GMBoK Training  $769/pp $943/pp 
No registration transfers/substitutions allowed after May 26, 2023.    

* Registration deadline to receive a copy of the GMBoK Guide
by mail prior to the training is May 26, 2023.

Those who register after May 26 will receive a copy of the GMBoK Guide
AFTER the training. An online copy will be provided during the training.

Meet Your Speakers


Jerry Bertrand, CGMS
Public Impact Advisors LLC


Carol Kraus, CPA, CGMS
Illinois Governor's Office

  Training Agenda (All Times Eastern Time)
  Tuesday, June 13
  10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Background | Pre-Awards | Awards
  1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Break
  2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Post-Award | Allowability Through Indirect Costs | Q&A Session
  Wednesday, June 14
  10 a.m. - 1 p.m. About CGMS (Intro by NGMA) | Specific Cost Items | Internal Controls
  1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Break
  2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Monitoring | Closeout | Audit | Q&A Session


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   Internet-Based Delivery
Substitution Policy


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

  • By midnight ET, May 26 - Cancellations are eligible for a refund minus a $50 service fee.

  • May 27 - June 6 - Cancellations are eligible for a refund minus $300 (includes the cost of the GMBoK Guide).

  • After June 6– 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, May 26 – No cost for transfers/substitutions; should a nonmember substitute for a member, the difference between fees will be due at the time of transfer.

  • After May 26 – No transfers/substitutions will be allowed.

Code of Conduct
  All attendees of NGMA’s virtual events agree to NGMA’s virtual 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.