Welcome to the Exciting World of Grants!

  • WHAT DO WE DO?

    Our Office has a two fold mission: 

    A. ACT AS Program Manager for TITLE I, TITLE II, TITLE III, SECTION 31A, SECTION 107

    1. Provide PROGRAM OVERSIGHT and COMPLIANCE
    2. DEVELOP a budget (initial/amendments) in collaboration with the Grants Compliance and Billing Office
    3. REQUEST expenditures aligned to approved activities and approved expenditure amounts in the grant application/budget
    4. Facilitate training and completion of PARS and Semi Annual Certifications in collaboration with the Grants Compliance and Billing Office
    5. Facilitate and/or complete required grant reports in collaboration the Grants Compliance and Billing Office and/or the Business Office (programmatic and financial)

    B. PROVIDE Compliance and Billing for ALL GRANTS

    1. DEVELOP, SUBMIT AND MANAGE all grant applications/budgets (initial/amendments) to the appropriate granting agency in collaboration with Program Managers
    2. MANAGE AND MONITOR effective utilization (during budget development and utilization phases) of all available grant funds
    3. CREATE AND LOAD all grant account numbers into the financial system (account structure based on Michigan Accounting Manual – 1099)
    4. Provide individual detailed budgets with account numbers to Program Managers for utilization
    5. PROVIDE COMPLIANCE REVIEW AND APPROVAL for all grant expenditures (payroll/non-payroll)
      1. Review to make sure it is an approved activity, within the approved expenditure amount in the application/budget, and is charged to appropriate account
      2. House grant funded employee and stipend timesheets along with all necessary supporting documents
      3. Review and approve all business office grant reimbursement requests
    6. Facilitate training and completion of PARS and Semi Annual Certifications in collaboration with Program Managers
    7. Facilitate daily, bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly and/or as needed meetings with Program Managers, and district level offices as needed (Human Resources, Business, Curriculum and Technology) to discuss/review budget utilization, staffing, updates on regulations/processes, etc. in order to effectively manage grant budgets/applications to meet the overall needs of the district
    8. Facilitate and/or complete required grant reports in collaboration withProgram Managers (programmatic) and/or Business Office (financial)
    9. Review, create, train and implement grant procedures (including continuous review for any revisions)
    10. Facilitate completion of tasks in the Compliance Agreement