The Proven Leader in Grants Management Solutions

In 1997, Agate Software revolutionized grants management with the development and implementation of the SIGMA financial grant management system for Michigan’s Crime Victim Services Commission (CVSC). SIGMA marked the first time in the State’s history that a grant program was managed via the World Wide Web. Agate Software extended their technology innovation with SIGMA 2.0 by introducing a web interface for applicants of CVSCs Victims of Crime Act grant. This marked the first time in Michigan’s history that grant applications were submitted, approved, and tracked online.

As a result of the SIGMA projects, Agate Software developed the Michigan Electronic Grant System (MEGS) for the Michigan Department of Education. The technologies used to build MEGS evolved into the first edition of IntelliGrants™ software. IntelliGrants is currently in its’ fifth release, and continues to lead the Grants Management software industry through product innovation and exceptional implementation services.

Our highly experienced staff maintains an in-depth understanding of the detailed processes surrounding the administration of grants from advertisement through closeout. This knowledge helps our clients with solutions that begin with application submittal and review through contract creation, funds disbursement and post-grant reporting. Our diversified grants management experience allows Agate to focus on understanding the specific elements that are unique to each organization’s process and provide recommendations on best practices and how to incorporate those elements into an online environment.

We are dedicated to implementing the best, most innovative grants management solutions for our clients. From Business Analysis and Project Management, through Software Configuration and Development, Training, and Post-Deployment Support, Agate is poised to make our client's projects a success.

IntelliGrants Awards:

  • October 2009 – New York Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee eGrants won Commissioner’s Recognition for greening initiative and improving customer service
  • September 2008 – Texas Department of Transportation eGrants system receives “Best of Texas” award
  • October 2006 – IntelliGrants’ SAGE System won the New Jersey Excellence in Technology award for "Best Application Serving the Public"
  • November 2003 – The Michigan Electronic Grant System (MEGS) was recognized by the State’s Quality Recognition program
  • 1999 Windows World Open – IntelliGrants recognized as most innovative technology in “Government” category
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