Virtual Training

COVID-19’s Impact on Federal Education Grants Allowability

March 24, 2020

1:00 pm EST

Course Description:

This virtual training will address the recent COVID guidance from the U.S. Department of Education and the Office of Management and Budget.  It will address issues related to the allowability of costs in light of school closures, cancellations, etc.  Topics include, but are not limited to, time and effort documentation, travel and cancellation expenses, period of allowability waivers, etc.


$245.00 for Live Virtual Training

$245.00 for Online Recording (available via internet, no CPE credits awarded)

$350.00 for both Live Virtual Training and Online Recording


10+ Attendees qualify for a 10% group discount. For assistance with group discounts, email us at


Cancellations must be submitted in writing to at least 48 hours prior to any virtual training to receive a full refund.


Payment can also be made with a check or purchase order.  Payment and registration are separate processes.  You must also register for the specific webinar you wish to attend.

Who Will Benefit?

This webinar is of value to all federal granting agencies, federal grant recipients, and everyone who works with federal grants, including:

  • Grant and program administrators
  • Grant program staff
  • State, district and school personnel
  • Program monitors
  • Auditors

What Will You Learn?

Attendees will:

  • Understand recent guidance related to COVID-19 from the U.S. Department of Education and Office of Management and Budget.
  • Learn about charging staff to federal grants during school closures and related documentation requirements and flexibility.
  • Appreciate the options regarding charging cancellations (conference fees, plane tickets, other expenses) to federal grants; and
  • Be provided information on period of availability waivers related to unspent funds in light of the COVID-19 disruption.

CPE Information


1.5 CPE Credits awarded upon completion of the virtual training (as verified through attendee participation checks throughout the webinar) and post-conference survey.*


Home (or home office), office, conference room, etc. per internet connection


75 minutes of presentation then time for questions (no longer than 90 minutes total)


Specialized Knowledge – Technical






Group-Internet Based, Group Live

The CPE credit(s) may be accepted as continuing legal education credits or other applicable credits in your state; however, attendees are responsible for their own credit approval and for meeting any state requirements. Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC makes no guarantee or assurance that the CPE credits received will apply to any other program or state requirements.

Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education (CPE) on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: