Education Department replacing grants management system to handle awards increase
The department wants to improve user experience by making it easier to manage, monitor and review the outcomes of grants.
HHS officially named shared service provider for grants management systems
The department had the steepest hill to becoming the fourth initial QSMO because it lacked a preexisting shared services model like the others.
NSF marshals data science, blockchain to streamline federal grant processing
A National Science Foundation team developed a document ‘fingerprinting’ process that could help federal grant-issuing agencies sort through thousands of proposals more effectively.
OMB’s shared services effort will take years to yield results
Planning around transitioning agencies to modern grants management systems is already delayed.