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Pre-Award Management Software

With pressure to find new sources of funding, meet proposal deadlines, and win awards against increasing competition, working in a pre-award office can be challenging. Not only that, but outdated organizational systems and processes can add to the frustrations.

Your pre-award office needs an easier way to submit proposals and secure awards. A simpler process for gaining input, edits, and signatures—ideally, with time to spare! A single place to find the most up-to-date budget, protocol approvals, and PI information.

Cayuse’s pre-award management software solutions will help you grow your research portfolio, comply with changing regulations, and reduce administrative burden.

Our pre-award management solutions help you:

  • Control your entire research portfolio
  • Discover new potential sponsors, awards, and collaborators
  • Develop, validate, route, and submit proposals more quickly
  • Easily create budgets and projects
  • Reduce errors and compliance risk
  • Access the latest data instantly
  • Collaborate more with post-award personnel and other departments

99% success rate

for first-time submissions to

Over $35 billion

in funding submitted annually through Cayuse

More than 1,500

real-time validations for error-free submissions

“Cayuse 424 gives us a way to get those errors right away and make the corrections before we even submit. The amount of proposals that we submit only increase every year with Cayuse 424. That wasn’t always the case before.”

Jennifer Mills, Senior Grants Specialist

Ready for easier pre-award management?

Learn more about our pre-award software solutions:

Quickly find new sources of financial support by searching the most comprehensive database of funding opportunities, from federal to hyper-local. Get funding alerts and share thousands of opportunities worth billions of dollars.

“I love the functionality of Pivot. I have 14 different searches for funding set up within Pivot. On, I can only have one search.”

Mary Lou Marino
Development Director
Kansas State University

Meet proposal deadlines and funding goals easily with the best system-to-system electronic submission software in the industry. Cayuse 424 has long been recognized as the gold standard, with a first-time submission success rate of 99% for proposals.

“We’ve seen an increase in the number of proposals that are being submitted through Cayuse 424 as opposed to Our dollar value of awards has increased over $100 million this year.”

Nancy Lewis
Executive Director, Sponsored Projects
University of California-Irvine

Develop and route proposals internally for approval before submitting to funding agencies. Proactively discover and address potential compliance issues and monitor award status.

“We built an interface so we no longer have to go into Banner and do data entry. Now that we enter everything once in Cayuse SP, we’re saving a lot of time, especially for proposals.”

Aaron Parvis
Grants and Contracts Manager
Rice University

Quickly monitor active and pending grant funding, performance metrics, and upcoming reporting deadlines. Ideal for research organizations with modest funding.

“Cayuse Grants is more useful for vetting while in data entry mode and a lot more straightforward than our old system.”

Jonathan Scudder
Manager of Sponsored Programs Administration
Texas Biomedical Research Institute

Easily analyze research portfolio data with access to meaningful, actionable visualizations. Gain valuable insights, enable more informed decisions, and drive better outcomes.

Get value faster with industry-leading implementation

In the past two years, 98% of our implementations were on time and on budget. You can trust our fast and reliable implementation process, which includes a “go-live” date you can count on. You’ll never be surprised by ballooning costs, either. We’re the only partner to guarantee total costs for implementation before you sign a contract. Learn More >>

“Implementing Cayuse was a straightforward process, which we were able to finish well ahead of schedule.”

Dale Anderson
Data Manager, Office of Sponsored Research Services
University of Oklahoma

World-class customer service

All of our support centers are based in the U.S., and all of our Implementation and Solutions Consultants are former research administrators.

“We have a really good relationship with the Cayuse Support Team. Everybody is responsive, and if they can't fix something right away, we know they are on it and researching a solution.”

Echo Medina
Data Business Analyst
Rice University

Discover why leading research organizations trust Cayuse

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