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Procurement Under Grants Training

Rules for State Entities

Rules for Non-Federal Entities

Rules for All NFEs

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PDAT offers live virtual trainings and offers a webinar series available anytime to help you understand how to purchase in compliance with federal procurement rules.

Upcoming Training Schedule

Training Date TimeTraining Link Telephone Conference Code
9/22/202010:00 AM (CDT)Click Here Phone Number: 1 (800) 320-4330
Access Code: 428092#
9/23/20201:00 PM (CDT)Click Here Phone Number: 1 (800) 320-4330
Access Code: 428092#
9/24/20203:00 PM Click Here Phone Number: 1 (800) 320-4330
Access Code: 428092#

Introductory Concepts

Webinar 1: Intro, Background, Terminology, and Key Players

General procurement under grant information; common terms you will see throughout the series; applicable laws; roles of Federal and non-Federal entities in the procurement under grant process. This block of instruction is the first in the series.

Rules That Specifically Apply to State Entities

Webinar 2: Rules that Apply to State Entities

Overarching procurement under grant rules applicable to states, including state agencies, instrumentalities of the state, and territories, but not local governments.

Rules That Specifically Apply to Non-Federal Entities (NFEs) Other Than States

Local governments, tribes, houses of worship, and private nonprofits, are sometimes collectively referred to as non-Federal Entities (NFEs).

Webinar 3: NFEs Other than States – General Procurement Standards
General procurement standards applicable to NFEs other than states.

Webinar 4: NFEs Other than States – Competition and Procurement Methods
Rules related to competition and procurement methods that apply to NFEs other than states.

Webinar 5: NFEs Other than States – Socioeconomic Contracting; Cost or Price Analysis
Rules related to socioeconomic contracting as well as cost or price analysis that apply to NFEs other than states

Webinar 6: NFEs Other than States – Pre-Procurement Document Review and Bonding
Rules related to pre-procurement document review and bonding requirements that apply to NFEs other than states.

Rules That Apply to All NFEs

Webinar 7: Recovered Materials (State & Local NFEs); Contract Provisions (All NFEs)
State and local governments must comply with the rule on procurement of recovered materials while all NFEs (i.e., states, local governments, tribal governments, houses of worship, and private nonprofits) must comply with the rule regarding required contract provisions.

Webinar 8: Differences Between Current and Former Standards
Key differences between the current procurement standards and the previous procurement standards.

  • For emergency and major disaster declarations issued on or after December 26, 2014, the procurement rules for all non-Federal Entities (NFEs) are located at 2 C.F.R. §§ 200.317-.326. (See Updated Field Manual)
  • For emergency and major disaster declarations issued before December 26, 2014, the rules for states, local governments, and tribes were located at 44 C.F.R. § 13.36, and the rules for nonprofits were located at 2 C.F.R. §§ 215.40-.48. (See archival 2014 Field Manual)

Please note that the dollar thresholds mentioned in the webinars were those effective at the time of recording and have since been adjusted for inflation.   

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The Procurement under FEMA Awards Training helps participants understand how to properly contract when using federal funds.

Target Audience

  • State
  • Local
  • Tribal emergency management personnel
  • Houses of worship
  • Private nonprofit entities
  • Public Assistance applicants

Topics Include

  • Federal procurement requirements applicable to states
  • Local and tribal governments
  • Hospitals
  • Institutions of higher education
  • Houses of worship and other private nonprofit organizations
  • Full and open competition
  • Emergency and exigency period contracting
  • Methods of procurement
  • Cost or price analysis
  • Socioeconomic contracting
  • Contract provisions

Goal

  • Increase awareness of applicable contracting requirements when using federal funds under the Public Assistance Program
  • Decrease potential noncompliance
  • Help applicants avoid the potential loss of federal assistance funds

Course Length

Several options available to meet the audience’s needs. 

Delivery Options

PDAT offers in-person and webinar course delivery options.

Reach out to your state or FEMA representative to schedule a webinar or in-person PDAT training today!