Grants Management Office

Welcome to the State of Rhode Island Grants Management Office

The Grants Management Office provides administrative support for the effective and transparent utilization of federal grants, contracts and loans through timely guidance, technical assistance, compliance and reporting oversight to State agencies and their supported organizations.

The Grants Management Office administers the State of Rhode Island eCivis grant management system. 

Strategic Agenda

Authorized under Rhode Island General Laws, the Grants Management Office is responsible for providing administrative assistance to agencies regarding reporting requirements, providing technical assistance, and approving agreements with federal agencies. The Office supports consistency and transparency in grant-making activities, in part through 220-RICR-20-00-02 Rules and Regulations for Grant-Making Involving Federal Funds. The Office works in partnership with the state agencies on the following activities:

Federal Award Business Process

Standardize, streamline, and improve federal award business process reducing administrative burden while maintaining compliance, results, and quality.

Federal Award Management and Administration

Monitor, measure, and report federal awards' effectiveness throughout the award lifecycle and assure that federal award funds are spent in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and rules.

Accountability and Reporting

Ensure accountability through improved policies and procedures, enhanced coordination, and consistent communication.


Provide timely and accurate award information to stakeholders and the public.


Monitor federal and state legislation to assess impact on federal award administration and management.


GMS System Metrics

Resources for Managers

Federal Websites