Versatile grant management software for universities

Submittable’s grant management software for universities makes it simple to collect, review, and report on applications for funding. Hundreds of educational institutions also use the platform for programs like scholarships, fellowships, and admissions.

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The trusted solution

Over 500 higher education clients across more than 1,400 departments rely on Submittable for efficient and reliable application management. The platform has facilitated more than 8,400 application calls and over 1.3 million submissions for institutions of all sizes and kinds. On average, Submittable saves organizations at least eight hours per week.

Collect applications

Attract busy and talented potential grantees to your program with a focused online application process that’s customizable, user-friendly, and accessible.

Select for quality

Simplify collaboration to help grant reviewers quickly hone in on the best applicants to fund using a flexible review system.

Reflect on impact

Run your grant application, reporting, and award process from one centralized grant management system with automations that dramatically reduce manual work.

Smart from the start

Modern grant management software for colleges and universities showcases your institution. An intuitive platform encourages interest from potential applicants, improves relationships with grantees you fund, and saves everyone valuable time.

Comprehensive forms

Create branded forms with clear guidelines using drag-and-drop tools that are perfect for a variety of internal and public-facing workflows. Accept 50+ file types from potential grantees who can collaborate with their team on applications in real time.

An efficient process

Build an intuitive grant application process with integrated references and budget spreadsheets. Responsive, “right-sized” applications hide or reveal questions automatically based on response, so you collect only the information you need.

Automated communication

Email templates and bulk updates build solid relationships with future grantees, who can track the progress of their application any time. Create custom messages to accept, decline, or collect more information from hundreds of applicants in one step.

Robust review made easy

It’s easy for reviewers anywhere in the world to view application materials, funding requests, and review notes in one centralized, secure location—forget toggling between windows, downloading files, or managing paper forms.

A collaborative system

Facilitate teamwork among both internal and external reviewers with tools that foster communication and collaboration—no more email back-and-forth or endless meetings.

Multiple assessment options

Simplify grant application review with thumbs up/thumbs down voting, or create a custom form that can include numeric scoring or qualitative feedback. Build and manage multiple review stages easily.

Role-based permissions

Utilize five role-based team permission levels to control reviewer access and hide sensitive information. Manage anonymous review to minimize bias in every application process.

A collaborative system

Robust review made easy

It’s easy for reviewers anywhere in the world to view application materials, funding requests, and review notes in one centralized, secure location—forget toggling between windows, downloading files, or managing paper forms.

A collaborative system

Facilitate teamwork among both internal and external reviewers with tools that foster communication and collaboration—no more email back-and-forth or endless meetings.

A collaborative system
Multiple assessment options

Simplify grant application review with thumbs up/thumbs down voting, or create a custom form that can include numeric scoring or qualitative feedback. Build and manage multiple review stages easily.

Multiple assessment options
Role-based permissions

Utilize five role-based team permission levels to control reviewer access and hide sensitive information. Manage anonymous review to minimize bias in every application process.

Role-based permissions

Effortless administration

Every higher education program poses unique administrative challenges. Whether you’re serving university students, alumni, faculty, or staff, Submittable’s grant management software is flexible and customizable, making it an ideal solution for institutions of all kinds. From smart forms to custom integrations and awards tracking, get everything you need in a single platform.

Centralized and automated

Oversee your entire grant application process within a single account and automate repetitive tasks like team assignments. Drive progress and results without micromanaging.

Vital data for reporting

Track and analyze grants data with intuitive reports and dashboards. It’s easy to create, save, and share your reporting to evaluate and drive impact.

Intuitive organization tools

Apply labels to applications automatically as they come in and sort submissions with robust filter options—easily rank and review entries based on numeric score or applicant status.

Powerful budgeting

Seamlessly collect application fees with integrated payment features. Monitor the disbursement of grants, scholarships, and fellowships, and set up payment in installments.

Flexible and fast

Launch your grant opportunities quickly and run multiple application processes with unique deadlines and requirements simultaneously.

Integrations and custom options

Integrate Submittable with your favorite applications, and customize your account with Single-sign on, Custom CSS, White Labeling, and more.

Grant applications with powerful support

Submittable’s platform includes unparalleled technical support for your grant program applicants, as well as each team’s internal and external reviewers. Launch your application process quickly with personalized help from Submittable’s expert technical support, onboarding, and account management teams.

Convenient and centralized

Managing grant opportunities with paper forms, spreadsheets, email, or outdated software not only wastes time—it can also encourage error, risk security, and entrench bias. Submittable’s grant management system keeps everything you need safely in one place and gives you total control over important data.

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Submittable is a central place where people can upload everything, where we don’t have to send out PDFs and emails and keep track of everything. People can go to one central location, review proposals, and rate them. The efficiencies are great.

Lynn Metcalf, Faculty Fellows Director, CALPOLY Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Rely on built-in security and accessibility

Designed on a modern cloud infrastructure, Submittable includes privacy and security features built to protect data for both reviewers and applicants.

And open your submission or application process to all with certified accessibility.

Powerful Integrations

Do more with your existing systems and the software you already use. Submittable has integrations with hundreds of popular email, CRM, and accounting solutions so you can automate the accreditation process to meet the highest standards.

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Getting started is easy

See for yourself why thousands of organizations use Submittable. Talk to a product expert and find the perfect plan for your team.