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Technical Assistance Videos for Grant Recipients

The technical assistance videos listed below are designed to provide useful information to grantees of the Empower Rural Iowa Broadband Grant Program. These videos are also available on the OCIO’s YouTube channel. 

OCIO Advanced Payment Video

OCIO Proof of Purchases Video

OCIO Proof of Payments

OCIO Summary Invoice (Updated 1/4/23)

OCIO Reimbursement 

OCIO Time Reporting

OCIO Quarterly Reporting - (Updated 1/13/23 NOFA 7 Only)

QSR Lat/Long Template


*Video is accompanied by a PowerPoint Presentation on Training for 2 CFR 200

Grants Management Policies and Procedures 

The Grants Management Guides provided below detail the processes grantees will utilize for the successful management of public funds. These guides may be updated from time to time to capture best practices or changes in state of federal processes. 

NOFA 1-2 Grants Management Guide 

NOFA 4 Grants Management Guide

NOFA 6 Grants Management Guide

NOFA 7 Grants Management Guide (Updated 10/5/22)

Reimbursement Support 

This Excel spreadsheet will assist grantees with completing their reimbursement claims:

Summary Invoice (Updated 11/22)

Noncompetitive Procurement Documentation

This document is provided by the State of Iowa Chief Information Officer to serve as a resource for subrecipients contemplating a noncompetitive contractual relationship with a contractor under a federally-funded award (NOFA 7). The acceptability of a noncompetitive procurement lies exclusively with the U.S. Department of Treasury. The OCIO will not approve noncompetitive procurements.

Noncompetitive Procurement Checklist

2 CFR Guidance

Presentation on Federal Procurement Standards and Compliance Tips (New December 8, 2022)

For additional information please review our Questions and Answers about the Broadband program.

For additional information specific to Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds please review the NOFA 7 FAQ.



Printed from the Office of the Chief Information Officer website on March 27, 2023 at 2:48pm.