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Grants Development Director:
Carrie Mulcaire 831.477.3566
Grants Analyst:
Doreen O'Donovan 831.477.6481
Admin Assistant:
Buff McKinley 831.477.5577
Location: 2550 Building,
lower campus

GraduatesScience Students

Federal Grant Management & Compliance Training

by Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

Date: Wednesday, January 17 th , 2018, 8:30am - Noon

Location: Horticulture, Building 5005, 6500 Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA 95003

(Click here for directions to meeting location and where to park)

Registration is Closed


On December 26, 2014 the new Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR)
went into effect and incorporated the requirements of the Uniform Grants Guidance (2 CFR Part 200).
 This presentation will highlight the important changes to the UGG and EDGAR, as well as recent U.S.
Department of Education interpretations and policies.  All recipients of federal grant dollars must
comply with these rules to avoid audit exposure.


8:30am – 9am – Registration Open & Continental Breakfast

9am – Noon – Training
Review of Uniform Grants Guidance (UGG), or 2 CFR Part 200, and Education Department General
Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) including the following topics:

  • Financial management
  • Equipment and inventory management
  • Internal controls, procurement
  • Allowability
  • Time and Effort Documentation
  • False Claims Act
  • Pass-through agency responsibilities
  • Direct and indirect cost charging
  • Audits
  • Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)


Administrators, grant program directors, finance and business officials
responsible for federal grants are encouraged to attend this timely and important workshop on federal
grants management.


Free for Cabrillo College employees (using the Class Code)

$250 for non-Cabrillo College employees

  • fee includes a free copy of The Administrator’s Handbook on EDGAR (a $35 value) and a continental breakfast.


Bonnie Little Graham, Attorney at Law, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC
Bonnie Little Graham joined Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC in 2009. She actively represents federal
education grantees and subgrantees in the resolution of adverse audit and program review
determinations, civil rights complaints, and other administrative legal actions. Ms. Graham also works
closely with clients on issues pertaining to “high risk” grantee and subgrantee designations.

Ms. Graham regularly assists her clients with the requirements of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) circulars and other administrative regulations, such as the General Education Provisions Act (GEPA) and the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR).

Ms. Graham also works with clients on the requirements of IDEA, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), and Title IV of the Higher Education Act. Ms. Graham graduated summa cum laude from the University of Kentucky with Bachelor’s Degrees in Finance and Public Relations in 2004 and graduated from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2007.


Registration before January 5, 2018 guarantees a copy of the EDGAR handbook in time for the class.

Eligible for 3 hours of flex credit for Cabrillo employees.


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