GMAS Outage in September

August 17, 2017

GMAS has a upcoming planned outage scheduled for a new release.  The outage will begin at the end of business on September 22nd beginning at approximately 7pm through end of day September 24th. The release will include the following enhancements:

Cloud migration for GMAS servers
This will be a seamless transition with no impact to users.

Committed effort/Segment Research Team changes
This has been the main focus of release 1_45

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Big Changes coming to GMAS on May 22, 2017!

May 11, 2017

GMAS will be unavailable starting at 7pm Friday May 19th for a new release. It will become available again for the start of business on Monday, May 22, 2017. Changes for the upcoming release include:

  • A new proposal entry screen for Initial Proposals and Competing Renewals
    • The initial and competing renewal entry steps will be reduced from 22 screens to 1
    • Benefits of the new entry screen include:
      • Smarter ORG look-up that will limit based on an individual’
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GMAS May 2017 Release

April 13, 2017

GMAS will be converting the Initial Proposal and Competing Renewal entry process and homepages for the May 2017 release.


There are 2 major goals for this release.

1. Streamlining the entry process for Initial Proposals and Competing Renewals by requiring less data up front. As a result of this effort, the entry process will lessen from a possible 22 screens down to 1.

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GMAS Release Coming in May

February 16, 2017

The next GMAS release is currently scheduled for May 2017. This release will include major upgrades to the Initial and Competing Renewal proposal request entry steps, and request homepages. These upgrades will help to simplify the entry process for new proposals, and better define where the proposal is in the submission process.

Communication efforts for the upcoming release are underway. If you are interested in the GMAS team

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November 17, 2016

GMAS will have a release on December 16, 2016. The release will include updates to the GMAS home screen and the confirm research team screen to update them to the new look and feel. It will also include a new screen for uploading budgets to the GL, minor enhancements, and bug fixes. Read more about GMAS

GMAS August 2016 Release

August 18, 2016

The August 2016 Grants Management Application Suite (GMAS) released to users on Monday, August 15, 2016. This regularly scheduled release is the fourth official release in support of the GMAS 2.0 project. This release represents significant user-facing enhancements and major technical achievements. For the full release notes, please visit the GMAS Release 1_42 page on the GMAS website. Also, check out our recent blog post

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GMAS June Updates

June 16, 2016

As noted on, NIH has updated their ‘PHS Fellowship Supplemental Form’ to the new FORMS-D. The new form will be supported in GMAS with our next exception release, occurring at the end of June 2016. Further communications regarding the release date will be posted on the GMAS homepage as well as the GMAS Blog.

GMAS 2.0 April Release Updates

April 14, 2016

GMAS 2.0 Project had a release on Monday, April 11, 2016. A summary of the changes are listed below. Visit our full release notes for more details. 

The April release focused on delivering necessary system upgrades to support System to System functionality. GMAS released 5 new forms in support of the NIH FORMS-D transition:

  • PHS 398 Research Plan
  • PHS 398 Cover Page Supplement
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GMAS December Release Details

December 3, 2015

As a reminder, the next GMAS 2.0 Project release will occur on December 14, 2015, delivering a redesigned segment home and more converted screens.  

The redesigned segment home still allows users to retrieve segment data, segment financial information, navigate between segments and navigate to key areas.  The redesign brings additional information front and center including highlighting dates and dollars, segment actions, and links to existing GMAS screens.   The redesign allows for easier navigation, provides fewer clicks to receive information

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