SmartyGrants Functionality Overview

Idealware's Consumer Guide to Grant Management Systems provides an excellent yardstick by which to judge the functionality and features of SmartyGrants. Here's how we measure up on Idealware's 22 key criteria*.

  None Basic Solid Advanced
Internal Tracking        
Online Applications – Grantmaker Experience        
Online Applications – Grantseeker Experience        
Form Design & Flexibility        
Applications Review        
Checking of Applicant's Legal Status*        
Letters & Board Dockets        
Relationship Management        
Grants Requirements & Evaluation        
System Querying & Reporting        
Permissions & Workflow        
Data Access        
Overall Customisation        
Ease of Use        
Support & Training        
Stability in the Market        
  Unknown Below Average Good Outstanding
Support Customer Service        
Training Customer Experience        
Implementation Customer Experience        

The full report, including evaluation criteria metrics, can be downloaded from
More detailed information on each feature is provided in the following pages.

* Criteria taken from Consumers Guide to Grants Management Systems (released November 2013). Where possible, we have rated ourselves directly against the detailed Idealware criteria. Some criteria have been adapted for an international context.