VITA Grant Recipient


Getting Started:

Welcome! We're excited to have you as a grantee. We look forward to the coming year.

  • Terms and Conditions (Publication 5247) PDF – Here you will find the specific terms and conditions that apply to your grant. Review these prior to signing your agreement.
  • Grant Program Resource Guide PDF – Here you will find the required actions you need to take during the 20 calendar days following notification to confirm your acceptance or decline of the grant award. Please refer to the section titled, "Required Actions for Acceptance or Decline of Grant Award."

Managing the Grant:

Now that you have the grant, it's time to ensure your processes for managing the funds are in place and that you can access the funds on-line.

  • My responsibilities as a grant recipient - In order to be considered for subsequent grant opportunities the recipient must:
  •  In order to be considered for subsequent grant opportunities the recipient must:
    • Maintain tax compliance
    • Comply with all reporting requirements
    • Meet minimum returns expected (MRE) goal

Closing the Grant:

Find out what to do when the project period ends and it's time to submit the final report, Final Reporting Requirements PDF. The final report must be filed by January 28th, which is 120 days after the project performance period ends (September 30).

Forms and Publications: 

Additional Resources:

  • VITA Grant Workbook (Applicable for 2023 & prior VITA grants) – The workbook provides templates for use in reporting prior year performance, proposed returns, sites, matching funds, budget detail information, and reporting cash sub-awards or third-party transactions.
    • NOTE: This workbook is used for the grant periods ending prior to October 1, 2023.
  • Civil Rights Section PDF – Overview of civil rights.

Important Links:

  • Division of Payment Management – Provides the on-line payment management system for funds request, disbursement and reporting.
  • 2 CFR 200, Title 2 Grants and Agreements - The Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR) is a currently updated version of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). It is not an official legal edition of the CFR.
  • System for Award Management (SAM) – SAM is a free web site that consolidates the capabilities found previously in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) and the Excluded Parties List System (EPLS). Organizations interested in applying for the VITA or TCE grants must maintain an active registration in SAM. It also contains information on organizations and individuals that are excluded from receiving federal funds.
  • Sub-award Reporting – Reporting of first tier sub-awards. Please refer to the Terms and Conditions for guidance on reporting sub-awards.