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Training and Development

Admin's Office of Grants Management is available to help with your agency’s grant management training needs. Please contact us to discuss your needs or request a presentation about grants management topics. In addition, a number of online training resources and past training presentations are listed here for your reference. 

State Grant Information
An overview of Minnesota state grants management.

Fraud Prevention e-Learning
This web-based training covers how to practice grant monitoring to help prevent fraud or misuse of funds. Presented in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Health. (Note: requires Adobe Flash Player. To ensure this e-Learning functions properly, please list the e-Learning web address, http://mn.gov/admin-stat/ogm-fraud-prevention/, as a Trusted Location in your Adobe Flash Player Settings. See full configuration instructions for assistance. For best results, use an up-to-date web browser. Recommended browsers include Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.)

Understanding Grant Agreements
A video overview of the grant agreement template. (Note: requires Adobe Flash Player)

Financial Reconciliation (PDF)
Presentation from training events held in FY14. Also see Tools for Grant Managers section below for Word and Excel templates from this presentation.

Grant Monitoring (PDF)
Presentation from training events held in FY14. Also see Tools for Grant Managers section below for Word and Excel templates from this presentation.

Risk Assessment for Grants
An overview of Minnesota state grants policies in reference to risk management. From training event on Feb. 2, 2012.

Selecting and Monitoring Subrecipients and Grantees
Presentation and handouts from training event on May 21, 2012. Also see Tools for Grant Managers section below for Word and Excel templates from this presentation.

The Maryland Governor's Grants Office
Includes a robust library of workshop and conference presentations by grants subject.


Tools for Grant Managers - Selecting and Monitoring Grantees

Included below are a variety of tools that grant managers can use to develop selection tools, grantee risk analysis, monitoring plans, site visit checklists, and recordkeeping logs to track interaction with grantees.


Other Training for Grant Managers

Included below are a variety of training and professional development materials and links for people who work with grants.