American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) training
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) in partnership with Department of Administration (DOA) and other State agencies continues to offer many funding programs through American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding for continued economic and community development.
The series of trainings provided for grantees by WEDC, DOA, and FORVIS will provide materials and information related to internal control functions and grants management pursuant to Uniform Guidance to be distributed during any virtual training sessions provided by FORVIS. Targeted control areas include grants management, inclusive of timekeeping, cost allocation and record retention, procurement and vendor management, cash receipts and accounts receivable, disbursements and accounts payable, treasury management, financial close and reporting, segregation of duties, personnel and payroll compliance, and information technology security.
WATCH RECORDED TRAINING SESSIONS
Presented in conjunction with: FORVIS, Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA), and Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC).
Week 1 – Understanding Your Wisconsin Grant Agreement
Jan. 26, 2023 – An overview of the grant agreements for the Wisconsin DOA Program Grantees.
Week 2 – Grant Related Human Resources Overview
Feb. 9, 2023 – A review of best practices for human resources professionals as they relate to ARPA grants.
Employees v. Contractor
Time Keeping and Pay
Exempt v. Non-Exempt
Wisconsin Human Resources Handbook
Week 3 – Stay Secure and Protected
Feb. 23, 2023 – This session discusses current cybersecurity threats and concerns, industry best practices, and grants specific security considerations.
Week 4 – Payment Requests and Financial Monitoring
March 9, 2023 – This session describes the items to prepare, sequence of requests, and steps to complete the report.
DOA Equitable Recovery Program (wi.gov)
DOA Diverse Business Assistance Grant Program (wi.gov)
DOA Diverse Business Investment Grant Program (wi.gov)
DOA Neighborhood Investment Fund Program (wi.gov)
DOA Healthcare Infrastructure Capital Grant Program (wi.gov)
LINKS TO UNDERSTANDING YOUR WISCONSIN AGREEMENT
Payment Requests and the semi-annual report are due every six months