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July 30, 2008


Marla Augustine, Communications and Legislative Services, 402-471-4047 or


Training Offered on Managing Federal Funds

Lincoln – Training on how to manage federal funding for health and human services is being offered in August and September.

"There’s a limited amount of money available, so it’s critical to maximize federal funding resources," said Bob Zagozda, Chief Operating Officer of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). "This is an excellent opportunity for people to gain a better understanding of how to wisely manage federal dollars."

The training is for non-profits and government entities that either currently receive or intend to apply for federal funds directly or through DHHS.

Training is scheduled in six sessions for August 19, 20, 26 and 27, September 3 and 10, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon CT (9:00 – 11:00 a.m. MT), via Internet and conference call.

The trainer is Robert M. Lloyd, a national authority on federal policies affecting acquisition, administration and audit of federal grants.

Most community action agencies and local health departments, some municipalities, and other locations will be hosting group sites.

The training is offered at no charge to participants if they represent Nebraska organizations whose mission includes health and human services.

Training details, site locations and registration information are located on the DHHS Web site at

Pre-registration is required two days prior to the session.

For more information, contact Tracy Welton, 402-471-2907.

The training is sponsored by DHHS, Community Action of Nebraska and the Public Health Association of Nebraska.

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