Grant / Contract Award Acronyms

Purpose: Use this document as a reference for Grant / Contract Award Acronyms.

Audience: Finance / Grant Administration Staff

Acronym Description
AAG Attorney Assistant General
ACF Administration for Children and Families
AFRS Agency Financial Reporting System
AWE Approval Work Engine
BAR Board of Accountant Review
BEdA Basic Education for Adults
BFET Basic Food Employment and Training Grant
BPO Blanket Purchase Order
CAFRS Comprehensive Annual Financial Reporting System
CAS Cost Allocation System
CBO Community-Based Organization
CFDA Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
COA Chart of Accounts
DES Department of Enterprise Services
DHHS Department of Health and Human Services
DOE Department of Education
EAP English For Academic Purposes
ECE Early Childhood Education
ECEAP Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program
ECSE Early Childhood Special Education
ED Department of Education
EDGAR Education Department General Admin Reg
FMS Financial Management Service
FSCM Financials and Supply Chain Management
FTE Full Time Equivalent
GA Grant Accountant
GAN Grant Award Notification
HCM Human Capital Management
HEET Hospital Employee Education and Training Program
HHS Health Human Services
I-BEST Integrated Basic Skills and Training Development and Expansion Allocation
IELCE Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education Budget Grant
IHE Institute of Higher Education
IPED Integrated Post Secondary Data System
LEA Local Educational Agencies
NSF National Science Foundation
OBIS Online Budget and Invoicing System
OGMS Online Grant Management System
OMB Federal Office of Management and Budget
OSP Office of Sponsored Programs
PAC Purchasing Affairs Counsel
PDA Program Delivery Agreement
PI Principle Investigator
PPM Payroll
PSA Personal Service Agreement
PSFT PeopleSoft
RFP Request for Proposals
SA Services and Activities
SACR Student Administration and Contributor Relations
SBCTC Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
SEA State Educational Agencies
SEAG Student Emergency Assistance Grant
SMS Student Management Service
SOW Statement of Work
STEM Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
TRIO Federally funded eight programs under 1 umbrella. Student Support Services Mission Statement.
WFDA WorkFirst Delivery Agreement
WIOA WorkForce Innovation and Opportunity Act


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