ILRU has a new Web address available for Statewide Independent Living Councils at www.SILC-NET.org. This address takes you directly to the SILC section of the ILRU website. The section will soon be expanded to offer even more information on SILCs. If
Is interest ever an allowable expense?
If you borrow money, whether from your bank on a line of credit or from your credit card for expenses, those interest costs cannot be paid with federal dollars. Some interest to finance capital assess may be allowable. The following
Are Holiday Bonuses or last minute “Incentive Compensation” Allowable?
The short answer is no, not usually. The longer answer is that “Incentive Compensation” is sometimes allowed. The first rule under the Uniform Grant Guidance is that any expenditure of federal funds must be “reasonable, necessary, allowable and properly allocated“.
New Guidance regarding the DSE and other notes from WIOA
ACL has just published the updated guidance clarifying the role of the DSE and urged collaboration while clarifying that the DSE is signing to indicate agreement in executing the DSE responsibilities, and does not have “veto” power as a signer.
A Look at Conflict of Interest
Ah, Conflicts of Interest. Every CIL and SILC should have a policy and procedure and a Code of Ethics that describes what is a conflict of interest and how will the organization deal with it? We recommend that some very
Technical Assistance for Independent Living Networks
Centers and Councils — How does Independent Living work? Independent Living is more than a concept. It is a philosophy, a movement, and a national network of Centers for Independent Living. Each Statewide Independent Living Council works with the Centers
Welcome to on-line Q and A for CILs and SILCs
Every day, people in the IL Network reach out to ask questions or to learn something new that will strengthen their Center for Independent Living or their Statewide Council on Independent Living. As the Technical Assistance Coordinator for IL-NET, I