R. Brian Tipton, Esq., is a practicing attorney, consultant, and trainer, who works with grant-funded organizations across the United States. Brian is a summa cum laude graduate of the Louisiana State University and the Cumberland School of Law of Samford University. Currently, Brian is Managing Director with The Graham Private Client Law Group in Atlanta, where he heads the firm’s grant-funded, charitable and philanthropic solutions practice. Brian regularly represents educational institutions, Community Action Agencies, Head Start programs, Weatherization providers, and other grant-funded entities in the areas of regulatory compliance, grants law, government audits, funding source disputes, administrative appeals, and litigation. In addition, he consults with organizations on governance, human resources, programmatic, and corporate matters, and develops and presents training programs. Brian is a frequent speaker at local, state, regional, and national conferences.
Recordkeeping is a vital but often overlooked part of grants management. Grant-funded organizations must properly document their expenditures and performance and preserve a record of their grant-related activities to avoid problems with their funding sources, clients, contractors, and regulators. This session will explain recordkeeping requirements under the Uniform Grants Guidance (also known as the OMB […]
Grants management requirements are changing. The Office of Management and Budget has finally released its proposal for the first comprehensive revision to the Uniform Grants Guidance (also known as the “OMB Super Circular”), but that is not the only change for grant-funded organizations in 2020. Make sure that you are staying current with the latest […]