IHE Effort Reporting: Let's Not Make This Harder Than It Needs to Be

Webinar • Tuesday, July 30, 2024 • 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET

Effort reporting/payroll certification …. How hard can it be? Yet, year after year, institutions of higher education (IHEs) reimburse the federal government millions for disallowed personnel costs resulting from incorrect, incomplete or missing effort reports. Effort reporting should not be complicated, cumbersome or mysterious. Effort reporting should just be compliant. Discover how simple compliance can be when done right. Join us as we explore best practices that promote an effort reporting system and pave the way for audit readiness.

Register today for IHE Effort Reporting: Let's Not Make This Harder Than It Needs to Be to:

  • Understand federal requirements per §200.430, Compensation - personal services.
  • Explore the key elements of an efficient and compliant effort reporting/certification system.
  • Review recent audits leading to Department of Justice actions under the False Claims Act.
  • Tackle the hurdles of maintaining an effective and compliant effort reporting system.

Live attendees are eligible to receive 1.2 NASBA CPEs and/or 1.2 GPCI CEUs.

Who Will Benefit:

  • Financial Officers
  • Compliance Managers
  • Grants Administrators
  • Institutional Leaders

Don't miss this opportunity to evaluate your current processes against Uniform Guidance standards. Register now to optimize your effort reporting practices and safeguard your institution against compliance risks.


Toni Demaglio Toni Demaglio

For over twenty-five years, Toni DeMaglio has performed post-award grant management duties, and served as a compliance officer at two institutions of higher education. In this capacity, she provided interpretation of policies and rules to ensure the conformance of federal and state laws, rules, regulations, and agency/program policies.   Her primary responsibility was to keep grants in the state of audit-readiness by providing technical assistance to college personnel in the areas of fiscal integrity as they relate to programmatic activities.  She worked closely with project directors and financial services to prevent and identify activities and charges that would be unallowable under grant regulations, and if required, recommends corrective action plans. Toni designed grants management training for grant project directors, administrators, and support staff.  She also assured that statutory/administrative requirements and grant conditions have been met during the closeout of each grant.

In addition to State and private foundation grants management, she has extensive experience providing oversight for grants from the US Department of Education; the National Science Foundation; the US Department of Labor; Health and Human Services; and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Her previous grants management experience included serving as a project director for federal, state, and private grants, under her leadership, grants consistently exceeded their objectives. 

As a grant management consultant, she has been retained as a compliance expert where she assesses post-award management gaps, recommends processes and procedure improvements; assesses post-award management needs; and designs grants management professional development training. 

As a grants management trainer, she had developed an on-line course for subrecipient grant management; developed and delivered one and two-day grants management training programs, as well as, developed and delivered national training webinars on topics including: grants policy requirements, development and implementation; site visits; reporting; travel; effort reporting; procurement; allowable cost; personnel payroll documentation; policy requirements; and subrecipient monitoring. 

Toni is often requested to present at national and statewide conferences on compliance and grant management issues and has served as a peer panel reviewer for seven federal grant award competitions. She has chaired the Education Committee and served on Board of Directors for the National Grants Management Association and was one of the six subject matter experts who developed the content of the Body of Knowledge for the Specialist Certification in Grants Management.  Currently she serves as on the Thompson Grants Editorial Advisory Board.