Fully configurable pre-award solution

A pre-award solution integrated to your ERP with self service configuration to define your costing models, processes, and terminology.

Our solution has been designed to cover the end-to-end process from identifying to submitting a Grant Funding Application.

how it works

An intuitive cloud-based solution

GrantsNow simplifies your entire pre-award management needs from creating and costing a proposal, to ethics and compliance, to submission, award and maintenance on a single platform.


An effective, transparent, and collaborative
pre-awards solution

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  • Self-service configuration through Admin console
  • Customizable Dashboards
  • Adaptable ethics module
  • Costing capability for Full Economic Costing (FEC)

Easy integration to any Finance, HR, ERP System, including Oracle, Unit 4, TechnologyOne & SAP

Full economic costing capabilities in line with TRAC requirements + other costing models such as Horizon Europe

Rich and insightful dashboards and reports offering 360-degree line of vision

Access to key information in one single place

Configurable admin console enabling extensive self-service customization

Centralised and searchable database of grants opportunities available from various sources such as UKRI Councils (UK)

Built TO SUIT YOUR institution’s NEEDS

Why do you need a
pre-award solution?

Failure to uncover cost savings, forecast increments and inflation, and view multiple costings

Complex approval processes that need to cover all university needs

Absence of a centralized document repository

Integration with 3rd party systems to facilitate accurate costings and stop duplication of work effort

Karen Gregory, Higher Education Research Administration Specialist, speaks on the challenges a pre-awards product must address

GrantsNow Advantage

The GrantsNow Advantage

GrantsNow is designed to meet these challenges. The product development team engaged with different institutions to understand other important areas. GrantsNow’s expanded scope includes dashboards that can be built by the users, ethics questions, increased configuration, and encompassed other new methods for how universities can raise money.

Institution Relevant Customization

  • Configure your organization’s terminology
  • Dedicated ethics module that can be adapted to your needs

Intelligent Workflow Management

  • Configuration of your institution’s workflow needs
  • Ability to insert extra steps per proposal (peer review etc.)
  • Full visibility of the approval process including configurable alerts for outstanding items

Flexible Costing Engine

  • Capable of incorporating future TRAC changes with ease
  • Cost-to-funding comparisons
  • Multiple costing versions to explore different options
  • Funding rules that can be configured for your needs
  • Configurable costing to incorporate your institution-relevant rates

Intuitive Integrations

  • Fully integrated with Oracle ERP—Oracle HR and Finance modules
  • Integration into Oracle Grants Management Cloud to post awards process
  • Can also be implemented as a standalone, if your systems are not Oracle or we can fully integrate on your behalf

Ready to Start?

To know how GrantsNow can help your institute’s pre-award process,
get a free demo today!