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The Latest from Priority Areas


This page shows the latest updates from all priority areas.

Introducing the Data Quality Playbook

March 30, 2021

The playbook format is designed to assist federal agencies in the development of Data Quality Plans in support of the DATA Act implementation.

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2021 Compliance Supplement Vet Draft

March 29, 2021

The 2021 Compliance Supplement Vet Draft is available for review and comments.

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Controller Alert : Rescission of 12/2020 Controller Alert (Boilerplate Language for Federal Financial Assistance Notices of Funding Opportunity and General Terms and Conditions)

February 21, 2021

Controller Alerts are designed to highlight emerging financial management issues that may require agency attention or action. These Alerts are intended to inform the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) community of key issues

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Managing for Results, Performance Management Playbook for Federal Awarding Agencies

January 08, 2021

The Performance Management Playbook for Federal Awarding Agencies

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Ensuring We Approve All Subawards under Assistance Instruments and Hold Our Recipients Accountable for Reporting

January 08, 2021

Controller Alerts are designed to highlight emerging financial management issues that may require agency attention or action. These Alerts are intended to inform the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) community of key issues

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[Rescinded] Boilerplate Language for Federal Financial Assistance Notices of Funding Opportunity and General Terms and Conditions

January 08, 2021

Controller Alerts are designed to highlight emerging financial management issues that may require agency attention or action. These Alerts are intended to inform the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) community of key issues

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M-21-03 Improvements in Federal Spending Transparency for Financial Assistance

November 12, 2020

Improvements in Federal Spending Transparency for Financial Assistance

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CAP Goal #9 “Getting Payments Right”

September 16, 2020

CAP Goal #9 “Getting Payments Right,” CAP Goal Action Plan slide deck updated and posted to Performance.gov, updating the strategy and goal leads and highlighting 2020 Q3 accomplishments.

Applicant Eligibility for Financial Assistance and Types of Nonprofit Organizations (e.g., Labor Organizations and Neighborhood Associations)

August 11, 2020

Controller Alert: Award Description Data Quality for Financial Assistance Awards

August 11, 2020

The purpose of this Controller Alert is to provide agencies a reminder of the most recent OMB policy regarding Financial Assistance requirements for award description data quality and controls.

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Initial meeting of CAP Goal #9 Working Group

April 08, 2020

Initial meeting of CAP Goal #9 Working Group - Root Causes and Eligibility Criteria Reporting. The Root Causes and Eligibility Criteria working group will seek to identify and categorize different eligibility root causes of improper payments.

2019 Quarterly Key Priority Indicators posted to Paymentaccuracy.gov

December 16, 2019

2019 Quarterly Key Priority Indicators (KPI) Scorecards posted to Paymentaccuracy.gov and Performance.gov websites. KPI Scorecards are for high-priority programs to highlight quarterly goals and accomplishments.

Controller Alert: Reducing Burden For Federal Agencies By Rescinding Grants Management Related Requirements

March 07, 2017

The purpose of this Controller Alert is to provide additional details and updates regarding the grants management related requirements that were rescinded in M-17-26.

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Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Playbook Released

July 28, 2016

Today, the Chief Financial Officers Council (CFOC) and the Performance Improvement Council (PIC) release the Playbook.

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