Forms Approval and Development Processes
Before a grant application form can appear in a Grants.gov user's workspace, it must be approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and developed by Grants.gov's team of developers and testers. The timeline graphic below outlines the OMB approval process and the Grants.gov development process. For more details about each process, click here.
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Who Are the Stakeholders?
Reviews and approves new forms as well as renewals
Owns and manages ROCIS (https://www.rocis.gov)
Federal Agencies that own Grant application forms
Build consensus with other Federal agencies on modifications to sponsored Common Forms
Manage agency owned and sponsored forms including working with agency PRA office and OMB
Work with Grants.gov and other Federal Agencies to review and provide feedback to common forms sponsored by others
Owns and manages Federal Register (https://www.federalregister.gov/ )
Grant Application Forms
Builds and deploys new and updated forms
Provides outreach and communications both to the public and to federal agencies
Maintains centralized repository for grants related forms
Monitors upcoming expiration dates and recommends retiring forms and form versions no longer in use
Participates in discussions related to Common Forms sponsored by others
Analyzes form redundancy, impacts of policy changes or new legislation, etc.
Forms Owned By Grants.gov
Build consensus with other Federal agencies on modifications to Grants.gov Common Forms
Manage Grants.gov owned and sponsored forms including working with HHS PRA office and OMB