Showing posts from January 21, 2017

HUD Publishes Integrity Bulletin: Key Components of Financial Management for CPD Grants

Financial management is the systematic application of procedures, forms, rules of conduct, and standards. As a grantee or subrecipient in receipt of Federal funds, your financial management practices must comply with the cost principles established by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This Bulletin is intended to identify components of a sound financial management system and offer guidance on avoiding some of the common challenges grantees face when managing Federal funds. A well-organized financial management system is key to ensuring that Federal funds are used for their intended purposes and that program goals are achieved. Sound financial management practices: Increase efficiency by reducing administrative burden and allowing the organization to spend more time administering programs and fulfilling its mission;   Promote integrity, transparency, and accountability by ensuring that all financial transactions are clearly documented using methods that are easy

PIT/HIC Updates for 2017

Bowman Client Update 2017 PIT/HIC Updates We know you're ready for your 2017 Point in Time and Housing Inventory Counts!  We have revising the following reports/document to meet the 2017 requirements: 0630 Point In Time for Sheltered and Unsheltered V19 Updated Report to meet 2017 PIT guidelines from HUD Updated chronically homeless calculation to reflect recent changes by HUD including use of conditional logic. Updated "Other" gender to "Client Doesn't Identify as male, female or transgender" Resolved issue with Disability Start and End Dates not appearing on Disability Detail tab. Updated affected picklist values and objects with recent changes to HUD Data Dictionary. 0629 Housing Inventory Count V14 Updated Report to meet 2017 HIC guidelines from HUD Updated default prompt dates for 2017 Added Federal Funding Source for each project to Additional Information Tab

An Important Message About Homelessness & the New Administration

The baseline for measuring progress on ending homelessness for the Trump Administration.

SOAR January Webinar Series - Webinar II: Thursday, Jan. 26

SOAR is more than just a training model. To be successful, SOAR programs must also focus on building strong relationships with SSA, DDS, the medical community and others.  SOAR providers who focus on such collaborations report more successful SOAR outcomes.  Grab some hot chocolate, coffee, or a cup of tea, and join us for a series of three webinars  to hear stories from SOAR communities, SSA and DDS specialists, and a medical provider on how they have improved SOAR applications by building relationships of mutual respect and trust in order to accomplish a great deal of hope for our SOAR applicants. You will also learn how to apply these best practices to creating or improving your SOAR Process which will result in the submission of quality SOAR applications! This webinar series is recommended for SOAR State Leads, Local Leads, SOAR Provid

Five Books for the Fight Ahead

Also: Organizing Will Win * When a Community Developer Gets $3M for the Arts * In Troubled Times, Take Stock of Our Community Wealth -- Having trouble viewing this email? Click here. Also: Organizing Will Win ● When a Community Developer Gets $3M for the Arts ● In Troubled Times, Take Stock of Our Community Wealth Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Shelterforce in Print! Subscribe Now! Industry News Funmilola Fagbamila , arts and culture director and organizer with Black Lives Matter , has been awarded a UCLA Inaugural 2017 Activist-In-Residence Fellowship. See more information about Fagbamila and the fellowship here . Lisa Hasegawa , former executive director of National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Development , h