Public Feedback on Federal Grants Management Draft Data Standards Open Until January 15

The purpose of the Federal Grants Management Data Standards is to modernize information technology solutions and contribute to a more streamlined approach to federal grants management.

Federal stakeholders have an important role in awarding grants, supporting positive results, and ensuring efficient use of government funds. Feedback on these draft data standards will help to achieve the President’s Management Agenda — a long-term vision of modernizing the government for the 21st century.

Results-Oriented Accountability for Grants Cross Agency Priority (CAP) Goal is one of several CAP Goals established to implement the President’s Management Agenda. The Results-Oriented Accountability for Grants CAP Goal seeks to

  • enable agencies to clearly articulate grant program goals and the results of federal grant investments;
  • enable recipients and agencies to spend less time on administrative compliance;
  • increase focus and efforts to achieve and report program results.

The Grants Management Federal Integrated Business Framework (FIBF) has developed the grants management data standards and are requesting feedback.

The public comment period will run through January 15, 2019. Click here to learn more and to share your feedback.

The public can review both the proposed common data element labels and their definitions at

For additional guidance, see the Draft Grant Data Standards FAQs.