Grant Management

June 2019 Deadlines For FVA Grantees

June 15

  • All Grantees: Monthly reimbursement request due in GovGrants
  • Grantees not meeting benchmarks*: Monthly progress report due in GovGrants

*All grantees are expected to spend 70% of their award funds and serve 70% of their veterans by the end of the third quarter grant period. Grantees not meeting benchmarks were notified of these compliance issues by hard copy letter in mid-February 2019.

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May 2019 Deadlines For FVA Grantees

May 15

  • All Grantees: Monthly reimbursement request due in GovGrants
  • Grantees not meeting benchmarks*: Monthly progress report due in GovGrants

*All grantees are expected to spend 70% of their award funds and serve 70% of their veterans by the end of the third quarter grant period.

Grantees not meeting benchmarks were notified of these compliance issues by hard copy letter in mid-February 2019.

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Grant Management FAQ: Expectations for Grantees and Applicants

Q: What does the Fund for Veterans Assistance expect of me as an applicant or grantee? What is FVA’s responsibility to me?

A: FVA expects applicants and grantees will:

  • Know and follow the rules and regulations of the relevant RFA, and of the Texas Veterans Commission:
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Grant Management FAQ: What is a reimbursement grant?

All Requests for Application (RFAs) from the Fund for Veterans Assistance include a definition of reimbursement grant:

Reimbursement Grant. The Grantee is required to finance its operations with its own working capital.  Grant payments will be made to reimburse the Grantee for actual expenditures made supported by adequate documentation.

Source:

  • 2018-2019 Request for Applications: Section II, “Definitions of Key Terms” All grants.
  • 2019-2020 Request for Applications: Section III, “Definitions of Key Terms” All grants.

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April 2019 FVA Deadlines For Grantees

April 15

  • All Grantees: Reimbursement requests for the month ending March 31, 2019 are due in GovGrants. All GovGrants users in the organization can view this Pending Task under Tasks > My Tasks > Pending.
  • All Grantees: Quarterly progress reports for January 1, 2019 – March 31, 2019 due in GovGrants. All GovGrants users in the organization can view this Pending Task under Tasks > My Tasks > Pending.
  • Amendments: Any grantee wishing to make changes to their current grant (scope, ...
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Grantee FAQ: Employee or Contractor, and why does it matter?

Q: A new worker is being hired to assist with our grant. Does it matter whether we classify them as an employee or a contractor in our paperwork?

A: Yes: this difference is important, because the documentation of time and effort must match the type of worker hired.

Employees:

  • Document time and effort (i.e. timesheets).
  • Document pay to employee (i.e. pay stub).
  • If payroll is processed by a third-party accounting service, you must also include proof of payment from your bank to the third party.
  • If ...
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March 2019 Deadlines For FVA Grantees

March 15

  • All Grantees: Monthly reimbursement request due in GovGrants
  • Non-Performing Grantees*: Monthly progress report due in GovGrants

*All grantees are expected to spend 40% of their award funds and serve 40% of their veterans by the end of the second quarter grant period.

Non-performing grantees were notified of these non-compliance issues by hard copy letter in mid-February 2019.

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