Grants.Gov & Microsoft Vista & Word 2007 Alert
Grants.gov does not support the Microsoft Vista Operating system. The PureEdge software used by Grants.gov for forms is not compatible with Vista.
In addition, the new version of Microsoft Word saves documents with the extension .DOCX. The Grants.gov system does not process Microsoft Word documents with the extension .DOCX. When submitting Microsoft Word attachments to Grants.gov, please use the version of Microsoft Word that ends in .DOC.
Grants.gov will be reviewing VISTA and Word 2007 to determine if they can be supported in the future.
updated: July 18, 2007