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Join the Federal Grants Management Draft Data Standards working group 

With $700 billion in grants, funding more than 1,800 diverse federal grants programs and multiple Federal Grants Management Draft Data Standards, the Results-Oriented Accountability for Grants Cross Agency Priority (CAP) Goal is one of several CAP Goals established to drive the implementation of the President’s Management Agenda. The PMA lays out a long-term vision for modernizing the Federal Government in key areas that will improve the ability of agencies to deliver mission outcomes, provide excellent service, and effectively steward taxpayer dollars on behalf of the American people. The Results-Oriented Accountability for Grants Cross Agency Priority Goal Team is soliciting feedback to develop and implement core grants management data elements and modernize information technology solutions. This information will be used to contribute to a future state where grants data are interoperable, there are fewer internal and public-facing grants management systems, and Federal awarding agencies and recipients leverage data to successfully implement a risk-based, data-driven approach to managing Federal grants. 

The working group will review the 426 Data Standards Elements, identify which elements require comment, and provide comments on those relevant standards. If interested in participating in the review and comment process, please email your interest as “Grants Management Data Standards working group” to  Comments are due no later than Jan. 15

Request for public comment on revised syntax used to calculate Statewide Data Indicators for Child and Family Services Reviews (CFSRs) 

An opportunity for additional independent review from state child welfare agencies, partner organizations, and the public to review, test, and provide comments prior to finalizing the revised syntax to perform data quality checks and calculate observed performance on the statewide data indicators. Interested parties may contact expressing interest on “Revised syntax used to calculate Statewide Data Indicators.” Comments are due by Feb. 25, 2019.  

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