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March 31, 2009   National Grants Partnership

The National Grants Partnership held their quarterly summit, to discuss topics pertinent to the grant community. A GAO Auditor was present to speak on behalf of and the system capacity in regards to the Recovery Act. is expecting a 60% increase in website traffic and application submissions as a result of Recovery Act funding. The audience was engaged and quite interested in how the system would withstand such an enormous surge in traffic.


March 27, 2009   Congressman John Tierney Grants Seminar joined Congressman John Tierney along with 110 attendees for his annual grants seminar. Representatives of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Commerce and Economic Development Administration, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of Labor, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Homeland; were also present for the event. presented information on finding and applying for grants as well as updates and enhancements to the system; to include the update to the organization registration process. The audience was very engaged and their questions were focused mainly on the registration process. The organization registration credentialing (username and password) process was updated on February 8, 2009; and is now being handled entirely by


January 12, 2009   Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) Meeting

Along with many of the federal grant-making agencies, was invited to present on program activities and status including the transition to Adobe and the proposed system architecture within a "cloud computing" environment. provides regular updates to the FDP. Michael Pellegrino of the Program Management Office (PMO) provided a 30 minute presentation to an audience of approximately 125 members. The audience consisted of university scholars, federal agency representatives, and members of the general public.



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