Federal Grants Development Module & Handbook

Find federal funding, develop competitive proposals and take the steps needed to stay in compliance
with the complicated rules that govern federal dollars.

Federal Grants Development Module & Handbook

Thompson Grants' Federal Grants Development Handbook Online, available at grants.complianceexpert.com, is the most comprehensive resource available designed to help grant seekers navigate the entire pre-award stage of the grants lifecycle. The online handbook contains clear and easy-to-understand information on a variety of pre-award topics like how to find the right funding opportunities for your organization, how to develop competitive grant proposals and what steps you need to take to comply with the uniform guidance's complicated rules governing the acquisition of federal funds. The online compliance guidance is updated as regulations change, so you'll stay on top of new grant guidance, merit criteria, risk-prevention procedures, regulation changes and more. 

The Federal Grants Development Handbook Online is one of three handbooks that make up the compliance guidance in the Thompson Grants Compliance Expert – an all-in-one solution that will cover your organization’s compliance needs throughout the entire grants lifecycle, from pre-award to post-award and closeout.

Benefit From:

  • Online Access to Comprehensive and Easy-to-understand Pre-Award Compliance Guidance at grants.complianceexpert.com – empowering you with the knowledge you need to confidently manage your federal funds
  • Practical Tools and Resources – including government forms and reports, useful links, templates, worksheets and tools, a ready-to-use sample audit checklist and more! Simply download and update to your needs
  • News and Expert Commentary – so you are always up-to-date and in-the-know about the latest grants-related headlines and how they impact you with our weekly email newsletter. Plus, our blog and video series provide shareable insights into grants development happenings
  • One Centralized Location for All Relevant Guidance and Regulations – Quickly access GAO, OMB and agency-specific guidance and say goodbye to hopping from site to site trying to find the information you need!
  • Rolling Updates as Regulations Change – ensuring the compliance information you rely on is always the most current
  • “My Research Folders” Feature – allowing you to quickly access handbook pages, news articles or regulation pages you’ve saved

 Learn About:

  • Complying with pre-award regulations in the uniform guidance
  • Finding opportunities from both private and public sources
  • Navigating government web portals
  • Federal application packages
  • Developing grant proposals
  • Satisfying performance criteria
  • Deciding to apply or not apply
  • Differentiating between types of funding instruments
  • Preparing to receive funds
  • And more!

About Your Subscription:

You will receive online access to the Federal Grants Development Handbook Online at grants.complianceexpert.com. Your annual subscription includes rolling digital updates as regulations change, weekly email news alerts, analysis, training tools, useful templates, forms and more at no additional charge for the 12-month subscription period. If you have any questions or would like information about site licenses, please contact Client Services by phone at 1.800.677.3789 or by email at service@thompson.com.