Webinar - Federal Grants: A Top-Level Primer for Public Procurement Professionals

  • Date: 03/06/2024
  • Start Time: 2:00 PM Eastern Time
  • End Time: 3:30 PM Eastern Time
  • Contact Hours: 1
  • Format: Webinar
https://www.nigp.org/certification/cppo-cppb-exam-prep (Member)$0.00 03/06/2024
Webinar 030624: Federal Grants: A Top-Level Primer for Public Procurement Professionals (Non-Member)$195.00 03/06/2024
https://www.nigp.org/certification/cppo-cppb-exam-prep (Member) $0.00
Webinar 030624: Federal Grants: A Top-Level Primer for Public Procurement Professionals (Non-Member) $195.00


Are you a public procurement professional seeking to navigate the intricacies of Federal Grants effectively? Join us for an insightful one-hour webinar designed exclusively for public procurement experts like yourself. This comprehensive primer will delve into crucial aspects, from understanding grant definitions to mastering the art of deciphering Notices of Funding (NOFOs).

What You'll Learn

After completing this online training session, learners will be able to:
1.  Acquire expertise in locating specific grant information, interpreting NOFOs, and navigating the complex landscape of federal funding opportunities.
2.  Elevate your procurement strategy by gaining proficiency in grant timelines and leveraging checklists for efficient solicitation preparation. 

Presenter Bio(s) 

Magan Waltari, CPPB, CPSM, NIGP-CPP is an experienced procurement professional with 16 years of experience in the procurement field, with 10 years specific to public transit procurement. She is currently the Procurement and Contracts Manager for Whatcom Transportation Authority (WTA) in Bellingham, WA. Prior to that, she served as a Project Coordinator for Alpha Technology Services providing back office coordination, project management, and customer support for a variety of national telecommunication construction projects. Magan was presented the 2020 Buyer of the Year by the Washington Chapter of NIGP. She often serves as a procurement subject matter expert for the Washington Transit Association’s Finance Officer Leadership Committee. Throughout her career at WTA, she has assisted peer agencies with DBE goal calculations, policy drafting, staff training, and succession planning. Magan currently serves on her NIGP Chapter Education Committee, Awards Committee, and Lunch and Learn Committees and chair’s the Chapter’s Marketing and Public Relations Committee. She also works with the NIGP Consulting team assisting other agencies with their procurement needs.


Attendance for Individuals

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Attendance for Groups

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Brought to You By:


  • Magan Waltari, NIGP-CPP, CPSM, CPPB, Procurement & Contracts Manager, Whatcom Transportation Authority


Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be made in writing by emailing registrationinfo@nigp.org. Once the login email is sent, registrants that are non-members are not eligible for a refund. Registered participants who do not attend will not receive credit. Need to miss the webinar due to a last minute meeting? There is no need to cancel. You won't receive credit, but you will still receive all the handouts and the recording link.


The content of this webinar is intended for informational purposes only. It is not intended to solicit business or to provide legal advice. Laws differ by jurisdiction, and the information in this webinar may not apply to every attendee. You should not take, or refrain from taking, any particular action based upon the information contained in this webinar without first seeking jurisdictional guidance.