FAQ Group: Grant Administration

What is supplanting?

Supplanting occurs when a state or unit of local government reduces state or local funds for an activity specifically because federal funds are available (or expected to be available) to fund that same activity. When supplanting is not permitted, federal funds must be used to supplement existing state or local funds for program activities and …

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I received a new federal grant in the last week. What are the first five things I should do?

Congratulations on your new award!  There is a lot to do with a brand-new grant award but the first five things you should do are as follows: Celebrate first.  It’s exciting to win a new grant award!  And then… Read the Notice of Funding Award (or the equivalent award document) thoroughly and ensure that both …

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