Alert Memorandum: ETA Needs to Improve Its Plans for Providing Administrative, Financial Management, and Audit Requirements Relief to Grant Recipients Impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) [open pdf - 176KB]
From the Document: "On March 19, 2020, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued Memorandum M-20-17, 'Administrative Relief for Recipients and Applicants of Federal Financial Assistance Directly Impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) due to Loss of Operations,' to provide administrative relief exceptions for grant recipients impacted by COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019]. These exceptions provided short-term relief for administrative, financial management, and audit requirements under 2 CFR [Code of Federal Regulations] 200, 'Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards'. The exceptions are time limited and will be reassessed by OMB within 90 days of the memorandum, or June 17, 2020."
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