Target Audience: State, Local, and Tribal government personnel (clerks, treasurers, city/
county attorneys), school districts, public health departments, emergency management personnel,
and private non‐profit entities
Course Goal: Reduce applicant violations of the Federal procurement regulations by training
participants on the Federal procurement requirements set forth at 2 C.F.R. §§ 200.317 through
200.326 (the “Uniform Rules.”)
Course Description: The FEMA Procurement Disaster Assistance Team (PDAT) is a group of
attorneys within the FEMA Office of Chief Counsel that trains and advises on the Federal procurement
requirements; works with Public Assistance staff to provide training and guidance to
recipients and subrecipients on the Federal procurement requirements; and, when requested,
provides general guidance regarding concerns with proposed recipient or subrecipient procurement
actions. Violations of the Federal procurement requirements can result in reduced
Federal grant funding. This training will focus on the requirements set forth in the Uniform
Rules so that participants can identify and avoid potential violations of the Federal procurement
requirements. Topics include: overview and use of contracts by grantees and subgrantees;
procurement by a Tribal, state, local governments, hospitals, institutions of higher educa‐
tion and other nonprofit organizations; competition; methods of procurement; cost or price
analysis; contractor bonding requirements; contract provisions.
Course Length: 2 hours
* All student materials will be provided.
* There is no cost to attend this training.
* Adobe Connect Link will be sent via email upon registering.