Navigating the maze of US government funding

Location: London
Start Date:

20/01/2020 09:00

End Date:

20/01/2020 17:00

Industries: Non Profits

This interactive workshop will be delivered by our USAID Specialist Consultant, Steve Kroll. The workshop will reinforce key aspects of winning and effectively implementing US government (USAID, Department of State, CDC etc) funding.

We will cover the following specific areas

  • Assistance vs Acquisition.
  • Grants vs Cooperative Agreements.
  • Subgrants vs Fixed Amount Awards.
  • Capacity Building.
  • Monitoring of sub-grantees.
  • Overview of 2CFR200.400.
  • Basics of Indirect Costs.
  • Who can obtain a NICRA and what to do if you can't.
  • Modified Total Direct costs.
  • De Minimus Rate.


Steve Kroll is a CPA with 28 years of diversified experience in the for profit and not for profit sectors. He has extensive experience and expertise with international operations and foreign aid funding.

Steve worked at USAID for six years, latterly as the Chief of Contract Audit Management Branch. In this role he developed and managed USAID's financial audit branch which was responsible for financial audits of approximately 1000 US based for profit and not for profit organisations. He also provided expert accounting and audit guidance, and liaison services to USAID's 120 contracting officers located worldwide; controllers, activity managers, general counsel and US and non-US based recipients.

Steve has also served as Interim CFO and Vice President of International Operations at the Elizabeth Glaser Paediatric AIDS Foundation.

More recently, Steve has been providing advice to clients on compliance issues involving Federal funding and restructuring organisations’ indirect rate structure to increase competitive position and accountability.


09:00 Registration

09:30 Seminar starts

17:00 Seminar ends


The cost of the workshop is £200.

An invoice will be issued following your registration.

Register now


For further information, contact Sally Cooke.