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Date : Jul-30-15
 


Welcome to EGrAMS!
 
EGrAMS is an Electronic Grants Administration & Management System utilized by the Illinois Department of Public Health for end-to-end grants management. This tool allows applicants, grantees, and grantors to interact in a web based setting, enabling greater awareness, accountability, and analysis throughout the life cycle of a grant. Please visit the Department’s Funding Opportunities page for announcements of competitive grant opportunities.

**Content Updated July 10, 2015.
 
EGrAMS USER SURVEY

Help us improve your user experience! Please take our brief
EGrAMS User Survey to share your feedback and suggestions for improvements. The survey is available at the link above and after login. Your participation is greatly appreciated.

GATA UPDATES

What is GATA?  
The Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA), 30 ILCS 708/1 et seq., is landmark legislation that increases accountability and transparency in the use of grant funds and reduces the administrative burden on both State agencies and grantees through adoption of the federal grant guidance and regulations. Pursuant to this Act, the Grant Accountability and Transparency Unit (GATU) has been established in the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget; GATU is charged with implementation of the Act in coordination with State grant-making agencies and nonprofit organizations in Illinois.

GATA Updates

  • Seven subcommittees have been established to review the federal Uniform Requirements and make recommendations for State-specific administrative rules and procedures.
  • The Grant Accountability and Transparency Unite (GATU) is in the process of creating a GATA website and establishing IT systems such as a State Grant Portal and the Catalog of State Financial Assistance (CSFA)
    The GATU Team is also planning training webinars and modules for State agency employees and grantee staff and developing a structure for coordination of on-site reviews

If you are a grantee from a nonprofit that would like to participate on one of the GATA Subcommittees, or if you have any comments, questions or suggestions, please contact OMB.GATA@illinois.gov.


NEW & REVISED DOCUMENTS!!

After logging in, please visit the Training Materials section to view our new EGrAMS Amendment and Line Item Transfer Guide. This guide provides step by step instructions on the amendment and line item transfer process. This document was updated on July 2, 2015.

The IDPH Grants Application Stages and Status Key has been updated in the Training Materials section. This key provides the definitions for the various Stage and Status names which are used in EGrAMS and provides instructions on next steps.

Also available in the Training Materials section is our EGrAMS User Permissions Guide. This document provides instructions on how to properly assign user permissions. This documented was updated on May 21, 2015.

HELPDESK TIPS

Error Validation: A +Info icon has been added to the error message pop up window. This icon provides additional information regarding the cause and solution for most common errors.

When viewing errors in an application, click the checkbox next to each error code to go to the page with the error.


Training Materials and Reference Guides
Please note that the training materials listed in this section and in the Training Materials screen are the most recent and up to date versions. Please discontinue use of older versions as they may not contain system updates or changes.

  • Getting Started in EGrAMS– June 27, 2014
  • EGrAMS Instructional Guide: Application Entry and Submission– July 10, 2015
  • EGrAMS FAQs and Common Error Message Guide - January 12, 2015
  • EGrAMS User Permissions Guide - May 21, 2015
  • IDPH Grants Application Stages and Status Key - January 27, 2015
  • EGrAMS Amendment and Line Item Transfer Guide for Grantees - July 9, 2015