Please reference the following information addressing continuous improvement efforts, recommendations, and quality grants practices.
In November 2014, nine state granting agencies participated in an Enterprise-Wide Federal Grants Kaizen event. Click here to learn more about a Kaizen event
The scope and purpose was to shorten the timeline from when an initial federal appropriation is released to when a state agency fully executes a grant contract agreement. These resources were developed to support best practice in grant-making across the state enterprise and the formal recommendations from the Action Plan: