Presentation on theme: "Fiscal Administration"— Presentation transcript:
1Fiscal Administration Allocation and Matched Funding Section Office of Family Planning (OFP) Information and Education (I&E) and Male Involvement Program (MIP)Fiscal AdministrationOverviewJune 2008
2AGENDA Informational Flow Dates to Remember Funding Information Budget and StrategyBudget Components SummaryGrant Agreement BudgetBuilding your Current Fiscal Year BudgetBudget RevisionsPaymentsGrantee Operation ChangesOther AdministrationAgreement Funding Application (AFA) Process
3Informational Flow Contract Manager Program Consultant Point person to receive all documentsMaintains Central FileAnswers Budget and Invoice questionsTime study template questionsProgram ConsultantAnswers programmatic questionsstaffing, workplan, progress reportsTime study coding and secondary documentation questionsProject Director and/or Coordinator RoleReceives CDPH letters, s, and correspondenceForwards information to appropriate Grantee fiscal and program staff.
4Dates to Remember Submission timeline for fiscal year documents Allocation Funding Application (AFA) package is due July 1st, (2xxx)October 31st, (2xxx) - 1st quarter invoice dueJanuary 31st, (2xxx) - 2nd quarter invoice dueApril 30th, (2xxx) - 3rd quarter invoice dueSept. 30th, (2xxx) - 4th quarter invoice dueOctober 31st, (2xxx) - Final supplemental invoice if necessary.
5Funding InformationFunding for the I&E and MIP Programs come from a combination of State General Funds, Federal Title XIX (Medicaid), and local funds (if applicable). The Title XIX funds are identified as FFP or Federal Financial Participation. These funds provide matching Title XIX reimbursement for certain Medi-Cal administrative activities.These Funds support the 27 (I&E) and 21 (MIP) grantee's and their subcontractors throughout California.
6Funding Information Continued… State General FundsFunding RequirementsI&E and MIP Programs must comply with Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program requirements as mandated through specific State statutes as identified in the California Welfare and Institutions Codes.and
7Funding Information Continued… Also Meet FFP Funding Requirements, if applicableI&E and MIP Programs must comply with Federal funding requirements to receive FFP reimbursement.Only staff activities performed that meet the two FFP Objectives will qualify for FFP reimbursement.Bringing potential eligible's into Medi-Cal systems to determine their Medi-Cal eligibility.Bringing Medi-Cal eligible people into Medi-Cal services.All staff claiming FFP funding are required to time study for 100 percent of their time for 1 week each quarter.All other I&E and MIP Program activities that don’t qualify for FFP will be reimbursed with State General Funds.
8Funding Information FFP Funding Requirements Continued… All staff must use OFP approved documentation forms:Secondary documentation forms. This form and all supporting information must be maintained for three years, unless an audit is performed resulting in audit findings. Then, the Grantee must maintain the files for three years after the final resolution of the audit finding.Weekly Time Study Calculation Template.
9Funding Information FFP Funding Requirements Continued… Time Study SubmissionThe Grantee must submit a completed Time Study Data Summary calculation sheet for each staff person listed on the quarterly invoice’s personnel section that is being submitted in order to receive reimbursement.Resource: FFP User Guide – Refer to the most recent version on the ETR Website.
10Funding Information Budget Restrictions Below is a partial list of expenses not allowed on your budget. For a complete list, refer to your grant agreement.No purchase of vehiclesNo purchase of land or buildings or improvementsAny costs that are not associated with the approved I&E and MIP workplan objectivesAny restricted items reflected on the budget will will need to be removed before the budget can be approved.
11Funding Information Budget Restrictions Continued.. These Expenses are allowed with restrictions:Food can be budgeted, but only up to 1% of the lead Grantee budget. This amount includes subcontractors.Space rental for program staff can not be higher than the negotiated rate, which is based on total Full Time Equivalent (FTE). (100sq ft. x FTE(s) x $1.00 per sq ft. x 12)
12Funding Information Budget Restrictions Continued… Liability Insurance can be budgeted as an individual line item up to 1% of Grantee budget (remainder must be budgeted within the indirect costs).Indirect Costs are not to exceed 15% of salaries and benefits.
13Budget and StrategyThe following six documents will serve as a model for building your current fiscal year budget.The grant agreement budget – Provides you with the five line item totals you need to create your current year budget.Last prior approved fiscal year budget – Provides you with an example of how you estimated expenditures in the previous fiscal year.Previous fiscal year invoices – They will show you how the money was actually spent.The current proposed workplan – Provides you an idea of what positions may be needed in order to estimate staff’s full time equivalent (FTE).Attachments B1 & B2 budget resource documents – will assist grantee's in budgeting detail line item expenditures correctly and provide budget requirements.Contract Manager (CM) – your CM is also a good resource when you have questions.
14Budget and Strategy Continued… Remember:the budget is always your best estimate.Invoicing is always based on actual expenses.Seldom is your best estimate the same as actual expenditures.It’s likely that you will require one if not two budget revisions during the fiscal year to accommodate actual expenditures.
15Budget Components Summary Five line item budgetPersonnel: Staff salaries & benefits.Operating Expenses: Expenses necessary to run the program (refer to B1 resource sheet)Equipment: office furniture or any item with the purchase cost of $49.99 and over.Other Costs (Subcontractors/Other Charges)Indirect costs: costs that accrue in the normal conduct of business that can only be partially attributable to performance of a grant (e.g., administrative expense, payroll, accounting, liability insurance, janitorial, security, building maintenance, Executive Directors time.
16Grant Agreement Budget The Grant Agreement “Exhibit B” budget’s major line item categories must match your current fiscal years budget major line item category totals. If not, you will need to request a grant amendment.
18Building the Current Fiscal Year Budget General Rules All worksheet cells that allow data input are highlighted in yellow. The white cells are protected and are automatically calculated by formulas.Please limit entries to whole numbers.After completing and reviewing the entire budget document, save the file with a new name.
19Building your Current FY Budget Budget/Invoice Template- Budget Summary Page
20Building your Current FY Budget Budget/Invoice Template - Operating Expense Detail
21Building your Current FY Budget Budget/Invoice Template - Personnel Detail Page
22Building your Current FY Budget Budget/Invoice Template - Budget Summary Page
23Building your Current Fiscal Year Budget Subcontractor Definition The Grantee shall be responsible for the performance of all requirements under the grant agreement, even if the requirements are carried out by a subcontractor.The Grantee agrees that all subcontract agreements entered into for performance under the grant agreement, shall be in writing and shall include a provision requiring the subcontractor to comply with the applicable terms and conditions of the grant agreement, including all exhibits and applicable state laws.
24Building your Current FY Budget Budget/Invoice Template - Other Costs Detail Page Subcontractors Information
25Budget Revisions There are Three (3) Types of Revisions Informal Allowable Line Item ShiftFormal Budget Revision (no Grant Amendment required)Formal Budget Revision (Grant Amendment required)
26Budget Revisions Informal Allowable Line Item Shift DescriptionThe description of an informal budget revision is the shifting of funds within each of the major line categories without changing the bottom line totals.Budget FormatAlways use the most current approved template.Requesting a Budget RevisionTo request a budget revision the Grantee needs to prepare the revision and the excel template to their Contract Manager for a preliminary review before a signature is obtained. Before ing the template, verify that your budget is still balanced by reviewing the information in the box titled “SGF Balance” (located on the budget summary page) This box should reflect a blank box or a positive dollar amount between $1 – $10. If the box contains a positive dollar amount of $11 and above or is red, you will need to review your budget information and make the necessary changes to bring you budget back into balance.Approval ProcessOnce all the revised information is preliminarily approved, the CM will advise the Grantee to obtain the required signature and submit it for formal approval. Grantee will then mail the signed original document to their assigned CM. The CM will then review to make sure it was the correct revision submitted. Once approved, the CM will a PDF copy of the budget approval letter to the Project Director/Coordinator and Fiscal Contact. The CM will approve the revised budget as soon as possible as long as there are no other changes needed or other pending issues to resolve.
27Budget Revisions Continued Budget Revisions Continued.. Formal Budget Revision (no Grant Agreement required)DescriptionThe Grantee may shift between expense categories any amount up to $25,000 at one time for a contract totaling $250,000 or less, or Ten percent of the contract total may be shifted at one time for the contract exceeding $250,001. However cumulative shifts may not exceed $50,000 annually in either case. Also, the Maximum Amount Payable does not change.Budget FormatAlways use the most current approved template and reflect that it is a BR1 or BR2 as appropriate using the drop down arrows.Requesting a Budget RevisionThe requesting process is the same as the informal budget revision.Approval ProcessThe approval process is exactly the same as the informal allowable line item shift revision.
28Budget Revisions Continued Budget Revisions Continued.. Formal Budget Revision (Grant Amendment required)DescriptionIf the line item shifts in the revision are higher than $25,000 or 10% for Grants over $250,001, or the Maximum Amount Payable to the Grantee changed, it means a Grant Amendment needs to be prepared.Budget FormatAlways use the most current approved template and reflect that it is a BR1 or BR2 as appropriate using the drop down arrows.Requesting a Budget RevisionGrantees will create the revision and submit it to your contract manager for a preliminary review. Once it’s received preliminary approval, the CM will prepare the Grant Amendment Forms.Approval ProcessThe approval process for a Grant Amendment is much longer than the other two revisions because the Amendment documents require review and approval signatures from the CDPH and the Grantee. The approval time frame to receive an executed Grant Amendment is usually 2-3 Months.
29Payments Four Types of Payments Initial AllotmentUp to twenty-five (25) percent of the yearly grant amount can be requested at the beginning of each fiscal year.Quarterly InvoicesInvoice for actual expenditures.Submitted each quarter of the fiscal year.Supplemental Invoice – Final InvoiceOne supplemental invoice can be submitted each fiscal year.Submit supplemental invoice after all four quarterly invoices are submitted to close out the fiscal year.Final Invoice - Expiration of Grant TermA final undisputed invoice will be submitted at expiration of grant term.A Contractor’s Release Form must be included. (This form releases OFP from any further responsibility to provide reimbursement towards this grant.)
30Payments Continued… Initial Allotment I&E and MIP grantee's may annually request an initial allotment up to 25% of their current annual grant amount. An initial allotment payment can be requested only if all of the following criteria are met.The grant has been fully executed;The Governor’s Budget for the fiscal year has been signed; andThe Grantee has repaid all of the previous years initial allotment.The initial allotment is recouped in 1/3 increments from the first three quarterly invoices. If unable to recoup the entire allotment within the first three quarters, we will continue through the 4th quarter and any supplemental invoices, if needed. (If after all invoicing has been completed and the Grantee still has a balance owing, they would need to contact their contract manager to discuss repayment options.)The form to request the initial allotment can be located on the OFP using the I&E and MIP allotment template. It must be printed on Grantee letterhead when submitted. See an example of the form on the next slide.
32Payments Continued… Invoices DescriptionInvoice FormatSubmitting an InvoiceInitial Allotment RecoveryRecoupment of unreimbursed costs from previous quartersReceipt of payment
33Payments Continued Supplemental or Final Fiscal Year Invoice DescriptionInvoice FormatSubmitting a Supplemental or/Final InvoiceReceipt of Payment
34Grantee Operation Changes Legal Grantee ChangesGrantee Information Change
35Other Administration Record retention Reminder to return State Equipment/Property
36Agreement Funding Application (AFA) Process DescriptionThe AFA package consists of specific documents that are required to be submitted prior to the start of each fiscal year. These documents must be approved by your Contract Manager (CM). Once you have received AFA approval, you may invoice.Due DateJuly 1st, unless alternate date is provided by OFP
37Agreement Funding Application (AFA) Process RequirementsGrantee’s must use the most current documents to create their AFA Package.Grantee’s computers are required to contain software applications necessary to conduct business with OFP. Refer to your grant or Teen Pregnancy Prevention. Policy Letters for computer and software requirements.Grantee’s must submit all required documents listed on the AFA Checklist.For the upcoming Fiscal Year you will be required to submit your AFA Package electronically to your assigned contract manager.Grantee’s are required to use the following naming protocol in the subject line of your AFA submission. FY AFA Package – Grant # (Grantee Complete Name) This will assist us with identifying your documents quickly.
38Agreement Funding Application (AFA) Process Submission MethodEach Grantee will submit one that contains all of the required AFA documents to their assigned Contract Manager.You may submit AFA documents in word, excel or PDF format. However it is required that any documents containing a signature, like the – Grantee Budget, Grantee Information Form, School Agreements, AFA Checklist, Policy Compliance and Certification Form and Subcontract Agreement Form must be sent in PDF format.
39Agreement Funding Application (AFA) Process Continued… RemindersAll fiscal and resource documents discussed in this training are located on the OFP website.Contact your assigned contract manager if you have any questions.
40Important Website and E-Mail Information ETR Website Link:Webinar trainings, webinar survey formETR Website Link:Contract Manager/Program Consultant Contact ListOFP Website:AFA documents, forms, budget/invoice templates, FFP GuideOFP General Box:
41This Concludes the Fiscal Administration Training!