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Staff at our funded institutions have developed good practices, policies and processes for managing the CFI funding they receive. Read some of them here and write to us to share your own.

Keep in mind we are providing these as a helpful resource. They are not requirements since a practice that works well in one institution may not be appropriate for another. Find the ones that work for your institution.

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Training and information sessions for individuals involved in the administration of CFI awards
Formal training and information sessions for individuals involved with CFI awards is a critical component for ensuring CFI guidelines and…
Clear definition of roles and responsibilities, and collaboration from key stakeholders at all stages of a CFI project
At institutions, management and oversight functions may be held by several individuals across various units. For example, project leaders and their…
Giving consideration to your portfolio of CFI-funded projects
When developing or managing CFI-funded projects, we encourage you to consider how a given project is positioned within its portfolio of projects. A…