PRISM Grants

PRISM™ Grants provides the Financial Assistance community with an integrated, standard, scalable approach to posting funding opportunities, awarding grants, and reporting.

PRISM Grants addresses pressing, critical challenges, including:
  • Questions about the quality of grant decisions, given that grant-making and administration involve so many steps, stakeholders and deliverables
  • Difficulty responding to inquiries from lawmakers regarding the basis for decisions – for example by grant type, size, or congressional district
  • Inability to assess, track, and report progress making and administering groups of grants
  • Spending too much time searching for and managing post grant status reports
  • Inefficiency resulting from fragmented, unstructured processes that vary over time and among groups

Key Features

  • Proven effective by users at leading agencies
  • Mature, proven, widely used, safe choice
  • Fully supports the entire financial assistance lifecycle –from planning through closeout, including post-grant status reports
  • Central document repository enables easy tracking and reporting on grant making and administration
  • Scales to support the entire program, FA, and finance communities within the largest agencies
  • Proven interfaces to financial management systems and Grants.gov
  • Proven to meet Paperless-Contracting mandates
  • Library of WS enabling integration to any modern peripheral system
  • Ability to control users’ access to documents based on group or individual profiles
  • Structured maintenance program covering customer care, enhancements, technical support, and regulatory changes
  • Extensive set of standard reports and ad-hoc reporting capability
  • Extensive support for shared services providers that need different configurations for their different customers
  • Compliance with all applicable federal security standards

Select Benefits

  • Effectively make and manage Grants
  • Fewer process bottlenecks and shorter time between funding opportunity and grant making
  • Less time wasted on data entry, duplicate data entry, analysis, and reporting
  • Fewer errors
  • Quick, effective responses to protests
  • Successful audits