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.
Early Access Bonus Session #1 – Procurement: Myths and Best Practices Purchasing goods and services with grant funds can be tricky. Grant-funded organizations frequently fall victim to procurement myths, misinformation, and mistakes. This session covers learning how to avoid these common pitfalls and follow procurement best practices. Topics to be addressed include competition, methods of procurement, […]