These training modules are focused on helping you better manage your grants. In these training modules you will learn more about the requirements associated with your grant award and recommended practices to better facilitate the outcomes of the grant award. These training modules are built around the SMART theme. This stands for "Strategies for administering grants around Monitoring, Accountability, Risk mitigation and Transparency".


SMART 3.0 Webinar Training Series:
These SMART training sessions provide active Federal Award recipients of ETA grant funds with helpful strategies in navigating the administration and financial management of their grants. They look at four central themes weaved throughout the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards also known as the Uniform Guidance (2 CFR Part 200) and DOL’s exceptions to the Uniform Guidance (2 CFR Part 2900).

SMART training is focused on:

Strategies for sound grant management, including:  



Risk mitigation and



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  1. ETA Grant Management Overview and Readiness Assessment
  2. Financial Management: Procedures and Internal Controls 
  3. Subrecipient Management and Oversight
  4. Uniform Guidance: Cost Principles and Cost Classification 
  5. Procurement and Contract Administration
  6. Budget Management and Grant Modifications
  7. Real Property and Leases
  8. Payments and Cash Management  
  9. Complaints, Grievances and Incident Reporting
  10. Financial Reporting and Program Income
  11. Records Management and Closeout
  12. Match and Leveraged Resources
  13. Audits and Audit Resolution
  14. Personnel Compensation, Systems, and Policies
  15. Cost Allocation Plans and Indirect Costs
  16. Property Management: Supplies, Equipment and Intangible Property
  17. Uniform Guidance Overview 2019
  18. Policies and Procedures (Part A & B)
  19. SMART Approach to 2020/2021 Uniform Guidance Revisions

USDOL Grant Numbering Scheme:
This chart identifies the metadata behind each unique 13-14 character document number assigned to an award of Federal financial assistance executed by Labor.