Grants Module



DescriptionStart Date End Date
BETA Installation February 06, 2013February 07, 2013
Functional Qualification Testing February 13, 2013February 14, 2013
Installation in Production February 15, 2013 February 18, 2013

Document Changes

DocumentationChanges Required
XML SpecificationsYes
Web ServicesYes
Data Dictionary Yes
Validation RulesNo

SER Listing

SPR #EnhancementSolutionImpact to Users and Integrators
Grants Module The Grants module has been developed to facilitate real-time integration with Grant Writing Systems. The following is an overview of the Grants Module:

1) Available Features

  •Ability to submit and correct Grants data in real-time 
  •Ability to save draft Grant documents for review (access to draft documents provided through web portal inbox)
  •Advanced real-time search functionality 
  •Role based privileges
  •A pre-population feature to assist and ease the entry of Grants data 

2) Existing Data

  • Existing data received through DSVT with an “Action/Obligation Date” prior to ‘10/01/2012’ will not be subjected to any Grants module Validation Rules.

3) Batch Support

  • Batch/ DSVT support will continue to be provided. Data corrected through the Grants module will not be supported via DSVT.

4) Integration Support

  • Agencies using Grants Writing Systems should refer to the following documents to integrate with the Grants module.
Web Services SpecificationWSDL FilesGrants Data Dictionary (draft)Validation Rules Document (draft)Sample SOAP Requests

To obtain access to the Grants module, FPDS-NG Agency System Administrator should contact FPDS-NG Support at