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Grant Maintenance Learning Library

Grant Agreement Overview

This presentation provides an overview of Uniform Grant Agreements, important things to remember, as well as where to find additional resources.

Grantee Compliance Enforcement System

This presentation will provide you with an understanding of what will happen if a grantee cannot comply with grant requirements and deadlines including the different ways a grantee can be non-compliant, the difference between being placed on temporary and permanent stop pay status, how to navigate the GATA Grantee Portal to see if your entity is on the IL Stop Payment List, who to contact regarding being placed on the IL Stop Payment List, what happens when grantees resolve non-compliance, and some other tips and resources for grantees.

Procurement Standards

In this presentation, we will be discussing the procurement standards that must be followed with your grant from the State of Illinois. These standards help you to efficiently spend grant funds by helping you identify the most cost-effective option to carry out your grant.

Risk Assessment and PRAQ

This presentation outlines the Federal and Administrative Risk Internal Control Questionnaire and the Programmatic Risk Assessment, two required processes in the grant execution.

Line Item

Within this presentation we define what a Line Item Grant is and its life cycle including the pre-award and post award process. Also covered are the steps to prepare for a line item Grant and how to maintain compliance with your Grant Agreement.


In this presentation, we will discuss Grant Reporting Requirements and walk through the required reports, briefly explaining each report, and the risk of non-compliance.


This presentation will provide you with an understanding of grantee audit requirements including why and when audits are required of grantees, who covers audit costs, what different audits may be required and their different requirements, how to access your entity’s audit requirements in the GATA Grantee Portal, the steps for submitting the audit requirements in the portal, and other tips and resources.

Conflict of Interest

This video discusses conflicts of interest as well as potential conflicts of interest and how to address them.

Indirect Costs

This presentation outlines the purpose of Indirect Cost Rate elections, the different types of Indirect Costs Rates, how to submit, and where to find additional resources.

2 CFR 200 Tips

This presentation addresses the Code of Federal Regulations, also known as CFR, as well as eCFR, the electronic version, and how to interpret and navigate each. 

Record Retention

In this presentation we discuss the purpose of record retention, what is included, how long records are maintained, and the consequences of non-compliance.