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Ohio Office of Budget and Management – Ohio Grants Summit

Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 9:00 am to 4 pm

The Ohio Grants Summit is a unique event offering the opportunity to connect local government leaders and financial managers to resources and education to support their management of federal grant funds.  This year the Summit sessions include:

  • Ohio Broadband
  • Emerging Issues in Federal Funds
  • Allowable Uses of Fiscal Recovery Funds on Water and Wastewater Infrastructure
  • Preparing for a Single Audit and Accounting for COVID Funds
  • Federal Procurement
  • Compliance and Legal Considerations with Fiscal Recovery Funds

To Register:

This free event is specifically for local governments and non-profits that apply for and receive grant funding from the State of Ohio. Seats are limited, so register today!

A live stream of the event will be on The Ohio Channel at


Link to Chuck Walder, The County Budget Commission – Overview, Understanding, and Preparedness:

Social Media: The Records Management Challenge

The Ohio Electronic Records Committee (OhioERC) is proud to announce the release of its first interactive, online training module! The module, Social Media: The Records Management Challenge, delves into topics such as:

  • Government use of social media – through both public and personal accounts
  • Capture, management and disposition factors of records created on social media
  • Citizen interaction with government through social media

This free training is geared toward governments that have social media accounts as well as elected officials and public employees who may find themselves balancing a personal social media presence with their public roles. This is a great resources for Human Resources to bookmark and have on hand for newly elected officials or newly hired employees.

The training registration can be found at After registering, you will be taken to BuckeyeLearn to access the training. This training will take approximately 30 to 40 minutes. Upon completion of the training, you will be able to print a certificate of completion from BuckeyeLearn.

Grant funding from the Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board (OHRAB), through the National Historical Publication and Records Commission (NHPRC), has provided for up to 2000 unique registrations. Since the number is limited, act fast to take this online training!

Please share this exciting opportunity with others that you feel would benefit from the training.

– Pari J. Swift, MLIS, CRM, University Records Manager, The Ohio State University