Fiscal Management

Fiscal Management

Strong fiscal systems are key to a healthy program. The materials in this topic guide programs in making the most of their financial resources. Explore tools to help grantees account for their federal assets, comply with regulations, avoid waste, manage risk, and strengthen internal controls. Find information to support grantees in generating in-kind contributions and meeting matching requirements. Learn how to develop sound reporting systems, and execute budgets that reflect program goals and priorities.

Management Matters: Non-Federal Match

Explore Head Start programs' ongoing partnership between the federal government and local communities. These self-paced learning modules explore the regulations and responsibilities around non-federal match.

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Fiscal Checklist: Policy and Regulation Compliance

Directors, managers, and Policy Council members can use this checklist and planning tool to identify and comply with Head Start fiscal policies and regulations.

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Learning for New Leaders: Fiscal Management

This two-part session provides an overview of what Head Start directors need to know and do to oversee fiscal management. Read the session description and suggestions for using the Activities and Handouts materials.

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Non-Federal Match Narrative

Find information about non-federal matching and explanations about difficult fiscal issues, such as contributions, disallowances, documentation, in-kind, and volunteer services.

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Fiscal Management

Last Updated: November 12, 2019