Cayuse Grant Management Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

Cayuse Grant Management

Research administration & grant management software

4.86/5 (7 reviews)

Cayuse Grant Management overview

Cayuse Grant Management is a research administration and grant management platform with which universities, colleges, departments and other research centers can track pre and post-award information with features including a graphic visualization dashboard, automated email notifications, compliance and internal issues tracking, and more. Cayuse Grant Management helps users streamline the daily management and periodic review of funding portfolios by providing centralized access to all important information.

Cayuse Grant Management supports pre- and post-award management in one system with dashboards, filters, reports and compliance and internal issues tracking, helping users to gain a complete and accurate picture of their funding portfolio as well as monitor internal processes and maintain sponsor compliance. The graphic visualization dashboard enables users to monitor active and pending grant funding, performance matrices and upcoming reporting deadlines from a central location. Automated email notifications ensure users stay up-to-date on upcoming and past due deadlines.

With Cayuse Grant Management, users can manage and associate publications to awards to track and understand which publications have been grant-funded immediately. Key information is also organized for single- and multi-year grants for quick review. Cayuse Grant Management manages a range of funding, from simple awards to complex, multi-year program project grants. Users can tailor the solution to meet the institution’s specific requirements. Other important features include predefined report formats for funding, compliance management, user definable filters for locating subsets of grant information, document management, sub-recipient monitoring, and data access and edit capability.


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Cayuse Grant Management screenshot: Edit and save funding information with deadlinesCayuse Grant Management screenshot: Reports give users insight into project or portfolio performanceCayuse Grant Management screenshot: Quickly gain a more complete and accurate picture of the institution's funding portfolio

Cayuse Grant Management reviews


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Desiree Douglas

A real game-changer for my institution!

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-09-27
Review Source: Capterra

Immediate benefits include easily customizable and exportable reports, easier tracking of grant records and grant personnel, customizable fields that my institution can implement and also report from.I love that this software is super intuitive, very easy to use, and has already made my job so much easier! Coming from a grants management process which heavily relied on Excel spreadsheets, the Blue Wren software is a real game-changer for my department and my institution. We now have the capacity to seamlessly report on and project out our entire grants portfolio, whenever our board/leadership needs an updated overview of accounts. The software also allows us to quickly answer to Federal and non-Federal requirements including Other Support (employee effort) data; fiscal, calendar, and grant year data (current and previous periods), and a ton of exportable, individually-customizable reports and options. I'm serious, this software is amazing! Not only is the software incredible, the software development team - who is incredibly patient with institutional processes - are awesome at implementing, training, and quickly assisting with any questions or concerns from trainees. I recommend this system to any institution, especially an up-and-coming Non-Profit research institute like my own. It's awesome!

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Dana Glenn

We have had a very positive experience with the implantation for the Blue Wren grants software.

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-09-26
Review Source: Capterra

We are working toward using the grants software as our central repository for all grants information and documents. We are able to retrieve information quickly and report back to our sponsors (other support in particular) in a timely manner. We been working with the implementation team at Blue Wren for almost five years. My office started out doing the post award grants support for a research center with the OSU College of Medicine and that is when we first startup working with the software. In the past four years, we have grown from 8 academic/clinical departments to over 40. Our primary focus was getting the financial reporting system up and running. The company has been very accommodating and has been able to fluidly reprogram the software in order to accommodate our growth. We are in the early stages of populating data into the grants software module, but I like that it will allow us to keep all of our grant related information in one place as a central repository and I LOVE the ability to create NIH other support documents. I have one FTE devoted to progress reports and NIH JIT requests, so this function allows us to work much more efficiently.

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Jonathan Scudder

Best bang for your buck I've ever encountered in Grant Management

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2017-09-25
Review Source: Capterra

There are 3 categories that really make this software great; 1. Superb implementation and post-purchase support: who has been extremely patient and helpful in helping me through a new implementation process as well as very responsive to requests for customizations? 2. Tailored product for Grant Management: Often as research administrators, we try to jam software created for other purposes into the role of Grant Management, which sometimes works but is always time-consuming and cumbersome. It's refreshing to work with software that's actually created to do Grant Management. 3. It's constantly getting better: I've only been using the software for about a year and a half, but in that time there have been really major upgrades to almost all aspects of the software. There is also extensive testing so that you know that when you do get an upgrade you know it will work. I wholeheartedly recommend Blue Wren software to other folks looking for Grant Management Solutions.

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Dawn Parker

The product does what the sales team said it would and meets our needs well!

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2017-09-20
Review Source: Capterra

It makes grant tracking and reporting so much easier than our previous way of tracking!The customer service provided by Blue Wren is top of the line. They have a very knowledgeable staff and implementation team that have always provided very timely support when needed. This product allows us to have quick access to our current and pending funding stream. It also allows us to efficiently access other grant data by using the search and reporting capabilities. The GRM product has an email notification system that notifies our faculty when reports and other items are due. It has helped to significantly improve our turn around time on these items and taken the burden of reminders off of our staff.

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Lisa Wilson

Blue Wren GRM review

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-09-21
Review Source: Capterra

Quick and accurate performance metrics for reports.I purchased , installed and used it at my previous university. I am working hard to get it up and running at my new and current university.The team is extremely responsive and knowledgeable in both software design and research administration. Ideas for additional features and functionality are readily accepted and quickly added.

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Cayuse Grant Management pricing

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Cayuse Grant Management features

Activity Dashboard
Grants Management
Reporting & Statistics

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Additional information for Cayuse Grant Management

Key features of Cayuse Grant Management

  • Pre- & post-grant award tracking
  • Outcomes measurement
  • Financial reporting
  • Data access & edit capability
  • Multi-tiered security system
  • Predefined report formats for funding
  • Publications management & association
  • Administrator & key personnel portals
  • Single- & multi-year grant management
  • Internal process monitoring
  • Filters
  • Automated email notifications
  • Funding portfolio management
  • Compliance & internal issues tracking
  • Dashboards
  • Grant management
  • User-defined filters
  • Graphical visualization
  • Reporting
  • Sub-recipient monitoring
  • Document management
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The graphic visualization dashboard allows users to monitor active and pending grants at-a-glance.

Automated email notifications serve to enhance project management capabilities and reduce missed deadlines by automatically notifying users of upcoming deadlines.

Monitor internal processes and maintain sponsor compliance with compliance internal issues tracking technology.

Dashboards, filters and reports give users insight into grant management or pre- and post-award management performance.

Manage and associate publications with awards to track grant-funded publications.