Welcome to helpwithregs.com!

If you're involved at any level with implementing projects funded by federal grants or cooperative agreements, then you probably need help with regs. That is, you may find yourself wishing for advice and guidance through the apparent maze of rules and regulations that govern your federal assistance award.

This site focuses on the issues confronted by organizations working in the international development sector with funding provided by USAID. But since the federal regulations are based on OMB's Uniform Guidance to federal agencies (see About 2 CFR 200), any recipient of federal assistance may find this site helpful.

This material can get stale as regulations change and best practices evolve. I consider the stuff you’ll find here up-to-date as of mid-2016. You can always check the date of last edit at the bottom of each page.

I’m no longer actively consulting in this sector. However, I retain an abiding interest in all this stuff. Feel free to contact me at the coordinates found here.


Feel free to request pages to be added. Contact me with your suggestions.

Are you interested in contributing materials for this site? Send them to me. I'll edit and post them (after you've approved the draft) and credit you as the source (unless you wish to remain anonymous).


Use the Topical Menu (later to be in the left side panel).

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Start with Regulations - Overview, if you just want to learn more about the regulations and/or find official and unofficial sources on the web.

If you find yourself using this site as a regular resource, you might consider getting and using the Site Mind Map, which is a comprehensive guide to the many pages found here.

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