Overview of the Grant Management Process
The HHS Grant Management Process reflects established policies and regulations and is designed to ensure that grants serve the American public's interest in well-managed grant programs. Specifically, the process ensures that:
The diagram below depicts the steps in the Grant Management Process and their sequence and interrelationships.
HHS Grant Management Process
The Grant Management Process describes the steps related to the management of competitive grant awards. Many grant awards, however, are noncompetitive. (Noncompetitive awards include new awards, extensions, continuations, and supplements.) The process for managing noncompetitive grant awards differs in that there is no requirement for an announcement, and the technical evaluation process is either unnecessary or is significantly abbreviated. The other steps in the Grant Management Process, however, are still required for noncompetitive grant awards.