Get Started on Your Workspace Application

Workspace is the standard way for organizations or individuals to apply for federal grants in Workspace allows a grant team to simultaneously access and edit different forms within an application. Plus, the forms can be filled out online or offline — your choice. Workspace also allows applicants and organizations to choose which approach to use for their application workflow. Here are three approaches that applicants can take when completing a Workspace application:

  • Basic

    + Best for organizations with 1-2 registered users

    + Application forms are downloaded and emailed to collaborators before being uploaded back to the workspace

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  • Intermediate

    + Best for organizations with 3-5 registered users

    + Applicant teams are typically comprised of an AOR who submits, as well as a Workspace Owner who oversees form completion

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  • Advanced

    + Best for organizations with external users, such as consultants

    + Workspace Owner manages form access

    + Workspace Owner adds subforms

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  • Using Custom Roles in Workspace

    Organizations are also able to create custom roles and assign these roles to the users affiliated with their organization.

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Resources to Help You Set Up Your Workspace

 Reference the following content when planning out your internal application workflow:

Workspace Process Timeline

This infographic provides an overview of decision points applicants face when applying with Workspace
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Workspace Roles and Access

This resource explains the roles, privileges and access levels that can be used when completing a grant application
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Video: How to Create a Workspace