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Cost Fundamentals – The Cost-Reimbursement System, “Allowability” & Applicable Credits

July 12, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This webinar is part of the FTLF’s Federal Funding Academy.

In this webinar, David Bender of the law firm of Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP, will discuss cost fundamentals as they pertain to the expenditure of funds by federal grant recipients.  David will discuss the “allowable cost” framework applicable to grant-funded expenditures, including both the basic threshold requirements for all allowable costs, and the concepts behind the more specific restriction applied to certain expenditures under the federal cost principles “selected items of cost.” He will also discuss the importance of allowability regarding expenditures made with program income, as well as the extent to which the government may have an interest in certain amounts obtained through refunds, rebates, and other returns as “applicable credits.”

At this webinar participants will:

  • Understand cost fundamentals as they pertain to the expenditure of funds by federal grant recipients
  • Identify what is and is not an allowable cost
  • Understand cost principles

Webinar participants can earn up to 2 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications.  CPEs are only available for live webinar.

Additional Information

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Program Level: All
  • Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based
  • Advanced Preparation: None
  • Target Audience:
    • CEOs/ Directors
    • Fiscal Staff
    • Compliance Directors
    • Other grants management staff


July 12, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Event Category:


Feldesman+Tucker+Leifer+Fidell (FTLF)
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