Course ID: ADA-100

What Happens When Government Shuts Down: Impact on Federal Employees, Grantees & Government Contractors

For government employees, Federal grantees and government contractors, a government shut-down creates uncertainty. This session will address how a shut-down impacts your organization. The governing regulation is the Anti-Deficiency Act (ADA).

Learning Objectives
  • Recognize how the shut-down impacts you or your organization
  • Identify what will happen during a lapse of funding per the ADA.

Major Topics
  • The Anti-Deficiency Act
  • What happens during a lapse of funding when incurring new obligations, continued performance and federal disbursements
  • Can a non-furloughed Federal employee perform other work?
  • We will review the OMB guidance and the steps your organization may consider.

Who Should Attend

Federal employees, government contractors (personnel), public accountants that are involved with Governmental Audits; Consultants that need updated understanding of the ADA; Executive directors, COO, CFO; Director of grants or finance that have a significant amount of Federal awards, grant administrators, principal investigators (PI) and other program personnel charged with managing grants with nonprofits; hospitals; Institutes of higher education; state and local, tribal units of government; Federal personnel; even commercial firms engaged with Federal awards and contracts.

Fields of Study
Accounting (Governmental)



Business Learning Institute

CPE Credits


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