T102: Where is All The CARES Act Money & What is it Doing?

  • Room: Grand E
  • Session Number:T102
Tuesday, July 19, 2022: 9:30 AM - 10:20 AM

George Tomchick
Deputy CFO
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Joseph Hungate CGFM
RMA Associates LLC
Theresa Kohler
Federal Transit Administration
Victoria Collin
Chief Compliance and Finance Officer
Office of Recovery Programs, Department of the Treasury


Trillions of dollars in CARES Act funds were disbursed through grant mechanisms in a large number of federal departments and agencies. Let’s take a look at the aggregated amounts of money and efforts through government grants and programs to help people during COVID-19.

Key Take-aways

Key Takeaways:
• Accountability and transparency professionals need to understand the mechanics of public health grants.
• A number of agencies made excellent use of processes, systems and tools to combat fraud in pandemic relief funding.

Learning Objectives

Through actual case studies, learn how specific grant programs leveraged business processes, systems and tools to determine grant component compliance. Review their questions of costs, determinations of fraud, and needed fund recovery.