U.S. Digital Response has built a grant tracking and reporting tool that makes it easier for states to apply for and document spending of federal stimulus funds. This free, secure tool has been implemented in Rhode Island and Ohio, and can be reused across states and government agencies within days.
Federal stimulus bills made a substantial amount of grant dollars available to states for local use. Now, states are responsible for identifying available grant opportunities, applying for grants, and tracking how that money is spent. USDR’s stimulus tracking tool uses automatic scripts to identify new grants available from the federal government and share the information with relevant agencies. It also enables agencies to express interest in available grants and share reasons if not interested, and encourages coordination and collaboration across various agencies to maximize the probability of receiving grants.
Enable multiple users across state agencies
Using USDR’s stimulus tracking tool, states can build easily customizable forms that allow agencies to submit grant applications. The tool also automates the process of internal grant approvals and clearance from other state agencies and tracks the status of grant applications.
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This secure, open source platform is free and can be reused by multiple government agencies. The USDR team is available, on a pro-bono basis, to help states customize the tool, integrate it with existing state financial reporting systems, and either provide ongoing support or train state technical staff to support these tools going forward.
Click the sign up button at the bottom of this page to fill out our request form. We’ll connect with you within 24 hours.