First a refresher — while fund raising costs are not typically allowed with federal dollars, the Rehabilitation Act specifically requires centers, and allows SILCs, to conduct Resource Development. Rule number one, always call your activities to increase your resources (including
Embed from Getty Images Question: Our SILC is considering how to treat the CIL rep on the council related to who pays their expenses. I think at our next meeting the Council really needs to discuss and flesh these out
We just settled a potential discrimination lawsuit from former staff. Is the payment of the settlement an allowable expense under federal rules? Ah, my favorite answer. It depends. Was there a whistleblower component or might the individual claim there was?
Request: I hoped you might be able to provide some guidance regarding start up funds for fee-for-service programs. I have reviewed the training available on ILRU but had some additional questions. Would it ever be allowable to use Part C
When you elect to apply the 10% de minimus rate rather than develop an indirect cost rate proposal, you are not required to submit a proposal for approval. There are, though, some assumptions about this that you need to know.
The center has some odd jobs around the place — lawn mowing, cleaning, maybe web development or support of the Facebook page. Some centers pay consumers as peer support mentors. Is it okay to hire a consumer to do
Question from the DSE: If T-shirts are purchased for the attendees of a youth event (11 t-shirts altogether) and they aren’t souvenirs, are they allowable? I’m looking at uniform guidance trying to decide, I initially denied it but rethinking things.
Lately I have had even more questions than usual around the difference between advocacy and lobbying. I will address lobbying more specifically next week, but before I do I want to talk about advocacy. Let’s start with what we must
45 CFR §75.435 and 75.441 address the costs of these legal issues. The first is very detailed, so I am only going to touch on highlights. If you are working through this, your attorney will want to review the entire
In the Code of Federal Regulations, 45 CFR §75.442, fund raising as a cost line item is defined as the costs of organized fund raising, including financial campaigns, endowment drives, solicitation of gifts and bequests, and similar expenses incurred to