Grant Management System Functionality Scorecard

A checklist to help your grantmaking organization prioritize the functionality you need 

Whether you are ready to move to your first GMS or you have outgrown your current system, here is a list of common features and functionality to help you prioritize your options. Use this scorecard to rank the grants management functionality that is most valuable to your organization, both now and as your grant programs grow, such as: 

  • Security features such as multi-factor authentication and role-based permissions 

  • Reporting capabilities such as report templates and the ability to schedule reports 

  • Application tools that make building, managing, and reviewing applications streamlined and simple 

Use this checklist before you start talking with potential GMS vendors to make sure you get the functionality that is most important to your grantmaking organization.