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Setting Up Your Grant

​Prior to receiving your grant, you must work with the agency to finalize your budget, goals and timeline. Topics below will help you organize your grant activities.

Topic ​Description
Pre-Award Costs What if I spent money before the grant period?
Prior Written Approvals What needs to be approved ahead of time?    
Procurement​ ​All goods and services must follow procurement standards in 2 CFR 200. This document describes how to comply with those standards.
Interest Bearing Account Grant funds must be maintained in an insured and interest-bearing account.
Administration vs. Programmatic Costs What is the difference between administration and programmatic costs?
Indirect Cost and Indirect Cost Rate
The rate applicable to costs not tied directly to the grant.
Sexual Harassment Policy Requirements
​All grantees are required to have a policy that addresses sexual harassment in the workplace that meets specific requirements.
Conflict of Interest Policy Guidance​ DCEO suggests you create a Conflict of Interest Policy to ensure grant funds are spent appropriately.​