More Tools

AGA offers free online tools and guides to help financial professionals working at all levels of government do their jobs better. We strive to produce simple, useful resources that promote greater accountability, integrity and transparency within government organizations.

Risk Assessment Monitoring Tool
Provides states with a method of assessing subrecipient risk across federal granting authorities.

Successfully Implementing Cooperative Audit Resolution (2016)
Presents a playbook for improving programs and reducing improper payments.

Cooperative Audit Resolution and Oversight Initiative (CAROI) Guide (2010)
Helps identify the underlying cause of audit and oversight findings and empowers the people who know programs best to chart a course for program improvement.

Subrecipient vs. Contractor Checklist
Conists of a fillable form for determining whether a contractor or subrecipient relationship exists with the entity receiving funds. 

Blended and Braided Funding: A Guide for Policy Makers and Practitioners
Provides some basic ‘how to’ information for those seeking to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of programs by coordinating disparate funding sources.

Making Better Decisions: Leveraging Government Resources in Challenging Financial Times
Features a number of decision trees for use by officials at all levels of government in developing laws, regulations or guidance in a manner that enhances the likelihood of successful program performance and oversight.

Candidate Assessment Toolkit for Grants Managers
Helps government managers assess candidates for grants management positions and serve as a self-assessment tool.

Partnerships Matter: How a Federal, State and Non-Profit Collaboration Improved Efficiencies in Delinquent Debt Collection
Avoid U.S. Treasury payment offsets triggered by state agency debtors.