Pre-award stage grant services

There are often numerous grant relief options available, from FEMA Public Assistance (PA) funding to Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) to HUD’s Community Development Block Grant programs (CDBG-MIT, CDBG-DR) and more. But navigating how to apply, what expenditures are eligible, and even whether your situation qualifies in the first place can be difficult, especially amid the additional stressors and challenges presented by pandemics, hurricanes, floods, and other emergencies. CohnReznick’s professionals are highly-experienced in the complex requirements of the myriad of emergency management grants available, and they can help you identify the grant that best suits your needs for your situation and resources and help establish program management procedures to ensure seamless distribution of funding. Pre-award stage grant services include:

Action Plan Development
Mission Scoping Assessment
Executive Level advisory
Pre-disaster Planning
Mitigation Planning
Benefit-Cost Analysis
Application Development
Multi-grant Funding Coordination
Match Program Consulting
Identification of Alternative Funding Sources
Rapid Deployment
States Hazard Mitigation Plan and Vulnerability Assessment

Award stage grant services

Once an emergency grant has been awarded, the top priority for CohnReznick’s emergency management team is to manage and safeguard grant funding. We implement rigorous protocols and controls to ensure compliance, prevent clawbacks through non-compliance, and mitigate fraud, waste, and abuse. Our team is dedicated to ensuring that your program is fully optimized to speed resiliency. Award stage grant services include:

  • Policy and Procedure Development
  • Risk Assessment Development
  • Monitoring Plan Assessment and Development
  • FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Programs
  • CDBG-MIT Program Development

Post-award stage grant services

Through CohnReznick’s meticulous reporting and dedication to compliance, agencies can be assured that their funds will not be clawed back during the closeout process. It is this peace of mind that agencies have come to rely on for nearly 20 years in various types of disaster situations. Post-award stage grant services include:

Audit Readiness
Project, Subrecipient, and Grant Closeout
Grant Reporting
Fast Track Funding
Expenditure Tracking
Cost Validation
2 CFR 200 Compliance
Cash Flow Management
Program Implementation
Global Match Implementation
Program Management
Grants Management
Compliance Monitoring
Program Administration

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Frank Banda

CPA, CFE, PMP, Managing Partner – Government and Public Sector Advisory

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