OpenWater is an application and review software platform which allows foundations, associations, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and corporations to manage online applications with features for payments, real-time scoring, voting, judging, email marketing, and more. Users can collect and review any type of application with a full stack of products for awards, fellowships, grants, call for papers, and scholarships.
OpenWater lets users collect entries online and is designed to streamline and simplify the entire awards program. Organizations can create a custom branded awards website, promote their program’s entrants and winners, and get complete oversight and control of the entire awards process via the dashboard with real-time reporting and analytics. Users can manage tasks for entrants, judges, chairs and administrators, check their status, as well as send and receive key reminders automatically. OpenWater’s review system provides reviewers with an online portal which allows for multiple rounds of review, and includes features for scores and comments, communication with applicants, a real-time dashboard, report builder tool, and multi-program support.
Key features for awards, grants, prizes and scholarship applicants include online forms, email confirmations, and the ability to include reference letters. Tools for fellowship management allow users to create a custom website, promote and highlight talented fellows and alumni, and control the entire process. Users can also organize the entire call for papers process within a single dashboard, manage judges and reviewers, build sessions and schedules, announce accepted ideas, and more. The revenue engine tool allows organizations to cash in on various revenue opportunities throughout the entire awards cycle.