How to determine a Monitoring Site Visit versus an Audit

A Monitoring Site Visit includes invoice reviews, site/monitoring visits and agency reviews conducted by the sponsoring agency's Grants Management &/or Programmatic Officials where as an audit is an official finanical examination of accounts, typically conducted by an independent body. For a more detailed explanation, please click here.

  • If the SPS Post-Award or the Ag Field Office determines that it is a Monitoring Site Visit, they should follow the Monitoring Site Visit Guide to determine roles and responsibilities.

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