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3.7 Property and Equipment


Careful screening should take place before purchasing property/equipment to ensure that it is needed. If you do not establish and maintain an effective property management system, your project costs associated with the acquisition of the property may be disallowed.

  • Take stock of the equipment that you have or your subrecipient already has and see if it meets the identified needs.
  • Consider establishing a screening committee to make decisions about purchases.
  • You or your subrecipient may utilize other effective management techniques as a basis for determining that property/equipment is needed.
  • Program monitors from the awarding agency will ensure a screening process takes place and that you and your subrecipient have an effective system for property management.