Grants.gov continues to have much success helping individuals, Find, Apply and Succeed at accessing federal funding. In its short existence, Grants.gov has already experienced tremendous growth and has received various accolades. View the latest Grants.gov program highlights and accomplishments below.
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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 Grants.gov and the system capacity in regards to the Recovery Act. Grants.gov 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
Grants.gov 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.
Grants.gov 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 Grants.gov.
|January 12, 2009
||Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) Meeting
Along with many of the federal grant-making agencies, Grants.gov was invited to present on program activities and status including the transition to Adobe and the proposed system architecture within a "cloud computing" environment. Grants.gov provides regular updates to the FDP. Michael Pellegrino of the Grants.gov 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.
Program Highlights Archive
Grants.gov's contributions have been consistently recognized and honored in the grant community, from both associations and technology peers in the federal government.
The Grants.gov Testimonials page provides you with a collection of personal expressions and perspectives from other Grant.gov users.