Inspired Design meets Dynamic Technology

Inspired Design meets Dynamic Technology

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 Our First grants management software is a flexible, web-based system that works the way you do. Access information from anywhere, even offline! Requires minimal or no IT staff and no server. Manage your grants in a powerful, fast economical database. View or download our brochures: First, the First Advantage.



 Manage Relationships

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  • Map and manage relationships between individuals and organizations, not just your grantees
  • Create and store all letters, emails, phone calls, faxes and related documents
  • Keep track of promises to follow up using online reminders
  • Categorize contacts with multiple user-defined codes
  • Store multiple addresses per contact



Streamline Your Grant Process

  • Manage timelines, correspondence and review process
  • Keep accurate, accessible records of requests and grants
  • Alert stakeholders on key granting milestones automatically
  • Schedule and track reports and payments easily and flexibly
  • View complete applicant history
  • Reduce or eliminate paper files with online folders for grant documentation and communications, including reminders
  • Accomodate multi-year, challenge, and matching grants, and grants with multiple and varied installments and contingencies
  • Analyze past and current activity for research and program evaluation
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Integrate with Microsoft Outlook

  • Work in Outlook, even offline, and it will synchronize when you connect
  • Contacts, emails, appointments and tasks set in either Outlook or First can appear in both
  • Use included relevant database fields to tailor content
  • Export lists in multiple formats for bulk email or direct mail communications
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Automate Tasks

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  • Trigger automatic action with workflows
  • Design to start automatically or launch on demand
  • Ensure tasks are done consistently
  • Make time for higher level tasks
  • Foster data and process integrity

Report and Analyze Data

  • Use built-in reports to easily evaluate programs, allocations, budget performance, grant history, grant summaries, organizational history, and grants payable
  • See the data as you like it with reusable personal or public data views
  • Find the data you need with user-friendly-filtering and search
  • Create new reports using the intuitive report wizard
  • Link or export to Excel to create dynamic or static worksheets, tables and interactive charts and graphs
  • Output to XML, PDF, CSV, Excel, Word, MHTML, TIFF and other formats
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Administer Your Database

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  • Add, change, and delete fields to fit your process
  • Modify code lists with ease
  • Identify and merge duplicate records
  • Easily import and export data
  • Set language and currencies
  • Manage record access with user security settings
  • Manage access to workflows






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