|Electronic Research Administration Headaches|
|Tuesday, 02 June 2009 13:40|
Over the past few years, most federal agencies have migrated their proposal submission functions to grants.gov, which is intended to be a universal portal for all federal grant making. For a number of reasons, the grants.gov system has experienced problems that threaten the timely submission of proposals.
Sponsoring agencies are aware of this problem. Over the past few months, I have observed the following:
For these reasons, I think it is prudent to have electronic submissions ready to go at least a full day in advance – especially for systems other than NSF’s FastLane.