Best Practices for Obtaining Federal Funding and Using Existing Budgets to Optimize Laboratory Investments (55 Mins)
Description: Do you get the most value out of your yearly budget and available federal grants? Do you understand how the GSA schedules can provide faster procurements with lower processing costs, reduce the headache of future procurements, and align with Federal spending policies? This webinar will educate attendees on 1) How to navigate the federal funding application process and 2) Once you secure the funding how to spend it. You will learn where to go to find federal funding, when to seek federal funding and what you need to do to secure funding. In addition, you will learn about the contract vehicles that state and local agencies can now use for faster and more direct access to the same vendor products and services, and pre-negotiated discounted Government pricing that federal agencies use.
General Services Administration (GSA) provides state and local agencies the ability to leverage federal buying power as well as streamlining the acquisition process so that your existing budgets and federal grant money is used to quickly, cost efficiently, and easily obtain best-in-industry products. You will learn the ins and outs and benefits of using the GSA, so you too can afford to have the best in Laboratory investments.