Making Sense of Cost Proposals and Government Accounting

Making Sense of Cost Proposals and Government Accounting

May 21, 2024
8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Online Training


Join the Wyoming SBDC Network as we welcome Jim Greenwood of Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc. In this virtual training you will learn more about how to prepare SBIR/STTR Cost Proposals. We will lead you through and make sense of the perplexing world of the SBIR/STTR cost proposal, and how to keep records to the government’s satisfaction when you win an SBIR or STTR award.
The workshop will cover:
• Basic government accounting concepts
• The FAR and its importance
• Formats of SBIR/STTR cost proposals for different agencies
• Keeping track of expenses
• Cost proposal formats for various SBIR agencies
• Exercise: Preparing an example Cost Proposal and how to calculate a reasonable indirect cost rate
• Audits of SBIR projects While aimed at SBIR/STTR competitors, this is a one-of-a-kind workshop that has proven valuable for any applicant for or recipient of government contracts and grants.

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Presenters: Jim Greenwood, of Greenwood Consulting Group Inc., is a nationally recognized trainer and proposal reviewer for the SBIR and STTR programs. Greenwood taught SBIR/STTR workshops in 48 states plus Puerto Rico and Washington D.C., offering training through local and regional economic development groups, universities, federal laboratories, SBDCs and MEPs.

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Accessibility Information


All Wyoming SBDC Network programs and services are provided to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided. Contact: Jill Kline at (307) 766-3405 or [email protected]
Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.


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