Grants Network Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

Grants Network

Grant management for state, local & tribal governments

4.43/5 (150 reviews)

Grants Network overview

Grants Network from eCivis is a grant management solution designed for state, local, and tribal governments, which is also used by universities, colleges, and school districts. The system is designed to assist with managing every stage of the grant lifecycle, from opportunity identification through to reporting.

eCivis assists users in defining their project outlines, overall goals, and performance tracking metrics before searching for funding opportunities. Collaboration tools are built into the system to support proposal development and improve internal visibility, allowing users to develop their submissions and budgets to comply with federal and nonfederal requirements. The grant research tool presents users with funding opportunities to support their projects, enabling the identification of opportunities without requiring users to carry out research from scratch. Pass-through entities can create and broadcast grant solicitations, communicate directly with applicants and subrecipients, and manage risk, and state or large local governments can utilize grant portals to regulate this process.

Once awards are received or subrecipients are selected, users can track their spend down and performance through a range of reports and dashboards. Custom reports can also be created and shared with external and internal stakeholders. eCivis assists users in enforcing policies through task and approval workflows to ensure that projects and proposals are compliant, and offers various training materials to aid in keeping staff informed and up-to-date on policies and regulations.


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Grants Network reviews

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Sarah Derryberry

I am a grant writer and I love this program.

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-03-28
Review Source: Capterra

1. Ability to research grants and access the necessary details. 2. Store all documents in one location and share access to those documents with only the appropriate people. I like the grant search functions but most importantly the grant tracking from beginning to end. I've been writing grants for 30 years, back before the internet, so I really understand and appreciate all this program does to help find and manage grants. The tutorials are short and to the point so when I need to learn about a function I have immediate access to learn how to do it. Having the ability to track and report with reminders of deadlines is one of the most valuable features in my mind especially in larger organizations that are juggling the management/compliance of many grants. For a large organization the cost of this software replaces a staff position that would cost as much but I'm convinced would be less efficient and likely more exposed to more errors. I would like to see eCivis come up with a smaller, affordable, simplified version (i.e. less bells & whistles) for small non-profits that just need to manage a handful of grants. Grant searching, writing and managing the grant really cut into programmatic responsibilities for these smaller organizations.

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Greg Tardieu

No Missed Opportunities

Used weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-02-11
Review Source: Capterra

My department was barely treading water with about $200,000 in grant awards per year. In the past three years we have increased our awards and now manage about $1.3 million annually. eCivis delivers - it is that simple.Prior to subscribing to eCivis I was searching endless websites and grant giving foundations. It is daunting to search EVERYTHING. I compiled a long list of funders to search year after year in the hopes of being able to apply for a grant with enough time to complete the application. Most of the time I was already past the deadline or only had a few days to complete the application. eCivis changed all that - I no longer search the internet I get up to date grant openings that fit my requirements and this allows me the time to put together the appropriate team members and complete the application on time.

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Tara Putegnat

We use eCivis to search and apply for grants we normally could not find on our own.

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-03-28
Review Source: Capterra

An easy way to research grant opportunities in one safe and secure location.eCivis is an easy to use software that allows us the opportunity to research and apply for grants. Each grant is broken down to a concise summary that gives users the opportunity to review the grant to determine if they are eligible to apply. Users should review the grant's NOFO for more details, but users don't have to feel like they are wasting time by reviewing pages of a NOFO to find out they are not eligible to apply.

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Kai Wong

The eCivis System helps with locating potential grants that we would have discovered after the fact

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-04-05
Review Source: Capterra

The software allow the search criteria to take in several fields to search for the grants. It can search for several grants categorically and by the entities providing grant opportunities. It allows the users to save their grant search criteria for several tropics so the users don't need to recreate the search criteria . The software is also being develop where the information can be retained for each grants that was applied for and awarded. It makes a great tracking system instead of maintaining several spreadsheet to track all of the grants.

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Rebecca Lemmons

Cloud-based management lets me access my grant files from anywhere.

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2018-06-27
Review Source: Capterra

Ease of use, single source for grants from beginning (prospecting and application) to end (grant management and closure), online platform accessible from anywhere, ability for multiple users, and great customer service. The thing I like most is that I can access my files even when not at my desk. Once I got the hang of using the system (the online video tutorials were really helpful), it has become a handy tool for keeping my grant management files organized. I also utilize the grant search functions on a weekly basis. I like that I can set up search alerts for specific words and topics. I've also had excellent experience with customer service. Each time I've had a question or concern, they have responded to my inquiry right away and resolved the issue quickly. Overall, it's been nice to have a single tool to search for grants, manage applications, and manage awarded grants all in one place.

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Grants Network pricing

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Grants Network features

Activity Dashboard
Customizable Reporting
Grants Management
Reporting & Statistics

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Additional information for Grants Network

Key features of Grants Network

  • Project planning
  • Goals definition
  • Performance metrics
  • Funding opportunity identification
  • Grant research
  • Collaboration tools
  • Proposal development
  • Grant solicitations
  • Solicitation broadcasting
  • Risk management
  • Communication with applicants & subrecipients
  • Grant portals
  • ERP integration
  • Performance & spend down tracking
  • Dashboards & reporting
  • Custom reports
  • Task & approval workflows
  • Policy enforcement
  • Training
  • Resource library
  • Grant award tracking
  • Outcomes measurement
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Project outlines, goals, and performance tracking metrics can be defined, and once an award is received or sub-recipients selected, users can track spend down and performance with dashboards, standard reports, and custom reports.

The grant research section assists users in identifying funding opportunities without having to carry out the research themselves from scratch.

Built-in collaboration tools are included to assist with proposal development and internal visibility, to conform with nonfederal and federal requirements.

For pass-through entities, tools are included to assist with creating and broadcasting grant solicitations, risk management, and communication with applicants and subrecipients, and grant portals are included for state or large local governments to standardize this process.

Policies can be enforced using enterprise-level task and approval workflows, and training resources are also built-in to assist in ensuring that all staff are kept up-to-date with policies and regulations.