Grants Management TTA

Grants Management Training Program

NCJA offers a one-day training workshop in all areas of grants management, including pre-award and post-award processes, principles and functions. The workshop will also review the impact of the new Super Circular, 2 CFR Part 200, other federal regulations and compliance; and, practical guidance on how to apply concepts and requirements for your jurisdiction and agency. For those of you with travel restrictions, NCJA can come to you!

Please note: NCJA members receive special pricing.

Workshop Objectives

The objective is to enhance the knowledge and skills for administrators and agencies with responsibility for managing federal funding:

  1. Identify and apply federal regulations, administrative requirements, cost principles and audit requirements.
  2. Learn and apply recipient and subrecipient monitoring tools, techniques and training to better measure the impact of their programs.
  3. Apply promising practices to enhance current policies and procedures, particularly new requirements in the Super Circular, 2 CFR Part 200.
  4. Prepare for audits and understand and develop corrective action plans and monitoring of those plans for direct recipients and subrecipients.
  5. Identify and report conflicts of interest.
  6. Enhance prevention of fraud, waste and abuse of federal funds.

NCJA Grants Management Training Workshop Sample 2-Day Agenda

Workshop Faculty

NCJA Staff Senior Staff Associate Lisa Nine Accordini is the lead instructor for the workshop. Ms. Accordini is in her tenth year with NCJA and has over 23 years of experience in grants management. She currently provides technical assistance to state, regional, local, tribal, government agencies on basic and advanced grants management principles and practices to increase the ability of these agencies to administer federal grant funding in compliance with federal financial guidelines. She obtained her national credential as a certified Grants Management Specialist from the National Grants Management Association in 2012.   Workshop Costs Members of the National Criminal Justice Association receive discounted pricing for this training. Cost is based upon the requesting agency’s proposal and needs. The requesting agency is responsible for faculty travel expenses, meeting room costs, audio visual equipment, participant registration, training materials reproduction and other workshop-related expenses.    Training is available to non-members for an additional cost. NCJA offers a number of different membership options for both organizations and individual members. Click here to learn more about the benefits of an NCJA membership

Site-Specific Meetings and Assistance

NCJA staff is also available to deliver site-specific training and assistance. During this engagement, NCJA staff will concentrate all of its attention on your issues and concerns, including:

  • Directed assistance for agency-specific needs and priorities;
  • Sharing of promising practices and policies;
  • One-on-one meetings with individuals and leadership; and
  • Evaluation and post-TA report from NCJA with summary of issues identified and recommendations made.
The cost of this assistance is dependent on the specific nature of the request and will be negotiated prior to delivery of assistance or training.

Contact Us

For more information about this program, including fees, please contact Lisa Nine Accordini at or call (202) 421-7693 or leave a voice mail at (202) 448-1712.