June 21, 2023 - Federal awards (grants or contracts) can be appealing to nonprofit entities, including higher education institutions, voluntary health and welfare organizations, and churches. However, the administrative requirements can be time-consuming and even burdensome in some cases. Here’s what to consider before accepting federal funds.
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About Lisa R. Saul
Lisa Saul serves as Partner and Uniform Guidance Director. She joined CapinCrouse in 1999 and has over 20 years of experience in performing and supervising Uniform Guidance audits of Department of Education student financial aid programs and a variety of federal funding, as well as program audits and agreed-upon procedure engagements of various state-funded programs. Lisa oversees the firm’s more than 80 Uniform Guidance audits.
April 25, 2023 - Performing a compliance risk assessment and implementing proactive measures between audits could result in the early identification of errors and help your institution prevent future Title IV compliance findings.
February 21, 2023 - Learn about the mandatory reconciliation requirements for the Federal Direct Loan Program, including the types of reconciliations and their frequency and resolution.
February 21, 2023 - Information to help higher education financial aid and business offices understand the requirement for reconciling the Federal Pell Grant Program.
June 20, 2022 - The changes and challenges higher education institutions navigate include several regulatory updates regarding compliance. This article looks at the impact of these changes and how they will affect institutions in 2022 and beyond.
January 19, 2022 - Institutions with Perkins Loans that have been in default for more than two years must assign these loans to the Department of Education or purchase them by June 30, 2023, unless the institution has documentation that borrowers are making payments toward the loans.
September 23, 2021 - The 2021 Compliance Supplement includes changes to programs that specifically impact the audits of institutions of higher education. While these aren’t new regulations, they are new audit requirements that must be tested. Here’s a look at the changes.