Government Policy Reforms and Transparency

Policy Reform and Transparency

This week on #GrantChat, Jo Miller, GPC, #GrantChat Founder, SmartEGrants owner, and GPA Board President, is leading us in a discussion about for policy reforms to transform government information into open data that results in federal spending transparency, evidence-based policymaking, and modernization of grant reporting.

 Q1: How familiar are you with the Data and Transparency Act of 2014?  Has it impacted your work? If so, how? #DATAAct #grantchat

Q2: Have you used the USAspending.gov website? If so, what did you find interesting or useful? Thoughts on the site?  #grantchat

Q3: Are you familiar with the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2017, including the OPEN Government Data Act? Is so, share your thoughts and hopes for the acts.  #FEBP #OPENAct #grantchat

Q4: Last week, the Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency (GREAT) Act #HR4887  was introduced to the House. What are your thoughts about the #GREATAct and changes in grant reporting? #grantchat

Q5: How does open data (public access) and spending transparency in the public and private sections impact #grants and the #grantsprofession? #grantchat

Q6: Why do #grantprofessionals, #grant seeking orgs and grantees need to follow these new or proposed policies? #grantchat

Q7: What are your greatest concerns the #DATAact, #FEBPAct #OPENAct, #GREATAct? #grantchat

Q8: What are your greatest hopes for our profession and your org/community/country with the implementation of the #DATAAct and potential for #FEBPAct #OPENAct and #GREATAct? #grantchat

Q9: What do you wish people outside of the grants profession knew about open data and transparency efforts and resources?  #grantchat

Q10: How has or will changes in data and spending transparency impact the way you explain your job, organization, or impact? #grantchat

We’re looking forward to having you join @Grant_Chat at 12 Noon ET. Join our Grantchat Facebook Group to get the check in question and to keep the discussion going!

Sponsor: Grant Professionals Association @GPANational 

Host: Jo Miller, GPC @jomillergpc 

Presented: SmartEGrants @smartegrants

 

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