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December 8, 2006 Record Submission High! successfully processed 2,099 NIH submissions on Friday, December 1, 2006, a major closing day for NIH. There was a total of 3,969 submissions for NIH alone during the week of November 27 to December 1, 2006, a new peak for The overall total for the week was 6,403 submissions. was pleased that this major closing went smoothly and will strive to continue in this direction.

November 15, 2006   System Integrator Award
In collaboration with the Program Management Office, the Department of the Interior/GovWorks awarded a hybrid time-and-materials/fixed-price performance-based task order on September 7, 2006 for " System Integration Services" to Anteon Corporation. The task order was awarded utilizing a NITAAC CIO-SP2i ID/IQ contract. The task order has a one-year base period and four one-year optional periods with a five-year potential not-to-exceed amount of $18,879,818.52. The Base Period has a potential not-to-exceed amount of $4,544,611.70. Transition of the system from the current contractor to Anteon is scheduled to be completed by October 31, 2006. Overall, Anteon clearly demonstrated that their approach will allow to meet its stated long-term goals and that it is the best value to the government. is excited about the direction of this award and will continue to keep you informed as efforts develop.

October 31, 2006   October 31, 2006 Marks the Anniversary of the First Grant Application Package Posting!
The Department of Education posted the first grant application on three years ago on October 31, 2003. Since then, has processed over 90,000 applications. We are continuing to enhance the service we provide to the grant community!

In addition to the many prestigious awards and the national recognition that has garnered, this innovative initiative has also been a prominent topic in the media, the focus of many articles we're happy to share in this section. You can find current articles on our Media Coverage page, with additional links to older published materials also available.

Many of the most significant events and milestones for have been reported in our news releases and we offer an archive of those in our Press Releases section.

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