Even relatively small grants programs can involve tracking dozens of applications, reviewers, requirements, and payments. Grants management software can save grantmakers time, making their processes more effective and transparent and transforming the way they do business.

How do you choose the right system for your needs? This report is a good place to start—we’ve done a lot of the work for you, reviewing 29 different systems and comparing them against nearly 200 requirements criteria. We first published this report in 2008, and in this latest update we introduce new systems and criteria to better help you find the right solution to your grantmaking needs.

Thanks to the generosity of our partners, the Technology Affinity Group and Grants Managers Network, it’s free to download. Just sign up below, then click the link that appears to download the free PDF.

UPDATE: In June 2017, we published the second of four planned GM Systems Vendor Product Update Supplements to share information about product changes between editions of the Consumers Guide. Learn more or download it for free now. (You can also download the first supplement from November 2016.)