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Manage Your Award

The following resources will help you along your journey of managing your NOAA grant. If you have any questions, we highly recommend you reach out to your Program Officer as soon as possible so that we can assist.


Grants Online and ASAP.gov Resources
  • ASAP.Gov Enrollment and Draw-Down of Funds – The Automated Standard Application for Payment (ASAP) system is the preferred method for grantees with U.S. Bank accounts to draw down funds.
  • Managing Award Users – All grantees must have the project lead (Principle Investigator) in Grants Online. This document outlines the steps to add, modify, or change users in Grants Online.
  • Grants Online Quick Reference Guide – This helpful document is a great starting place for Grants Online users.

CRCP New Award Resources

Award Management Resources
  • Performance Progress Reports – Guidance and instructions to submit your semi-annual or final progress report.
  • Federal Financial Reports – Guidance and instructions to submit your semi-annual or final financial reports. Semi-annual financial reports are due April 30 and October 30.
  • Reimbursement of Funds (SF-270) – Instructions to submit a SF-270 form. Grantees that are designated as high risk, those not connected to ASAP.gov, or without a U.S. bank account must use the form SF-270 to request reimbursements.
  • No Cost Extensions – Information and instructions to submit a request for additional time to complete grant activities. Requests must be made at least 30 days to the award end date, and are not guaranteed.
  • Budget Reprogramming – Information and instructions on how to submit a request to modify the approved grant budget.
  • Change in Scope– Information and instructions on how to submit a request to modify the scope of work for an approved grant. Requests are not guaranteed.
  • Foreign Travel and Fly America Act – Information and instructions on how to submit a request for foreign travel. All foreign travel must be pre-approved and travelers must use a U.S. Flag carrier.
  • Project Close Out and Extension to Close Out - Guidance and information on steps and tasks to end an award. Apply for an extension to close out if you need additional time for the final report(s) and the project has ended.

Other Resources
  • Cost Principles – Guidance and information on items that are allowable to purchase under a federal grant or cooperative agreement, as outlined in the regulations at CFR Part 200.
  • Audits - Guidance and information on audit requirements for grantees.
  • Monitoring and Site Visits - Guidance and information on what to expect if NOAA requests a site visit.
  • Enforcement Actions - Guidance and information on implications and consequences if your award is not within compliance.
  • Indirect Cost Rates – Information on the percentage and rules that entities are allowed to charge as overhead or indirect charge.
  • Common Grant Acronyms and Definitions– Adapted from 2 CFR Part 200.