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Brian Tipton, Esq.

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.

My Sessions

Head Start Update 2019

Patrons III

Head Start and Early Head Start agencies need to keep up-to-date with the latest developments to ensure that they remain in compliance with both program requirements and Office of Head Start expectations. Attend our annual Head Start update to stay in-the-know about Head Start and Early Head Start issues. This session will feature an in-depth […]

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Procurement Standards under the Uniform Grants Guidance

Patrons III

Grant-funded organizations routinely need to purchase goods and services in carrying out their projects, but the procurement process under the OMB’s Uniform Grants Guidance is anything but routine. Make sure that your organization understands these complex procurement rules by attending this workshop. The session will explain not only the procurement standards under the Uniform Grants […]

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Avoiding Head Start “Red Flags”

Patrons III

Head Start and Early Head Start agencies face ongoing challenges in complying with evolving programmatic requirements.  This workshop will discuss “red flags”–common issues that are a focus of compliance efforts by the Office of Head Start–and what agencies can do to stay out of trouble.  Topics will include health and safety, fiscal management, and eligibility […]

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Grants Management Update

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Grant-funded organizations need to stay informed not only about issues affecting their specific programs but also about broader developments in grants management. To keep you informed, our opening session will focus on recent regulatory, administrative, legislative, and judicial developments for grant-funded entities.  Current compliance concerns under the Uniform Grants Guidance (a.k.a. the “Super Circular”) will […]

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