Requirements for the eGrants project

Requirements for the eGrants project

egrants initial parse

“Customer Request for an eGrants App” Proposal – Initial Parse and Requirements Traceability Verification Matrix (RTVM) (01/22/18)
ID Statement Statement Type Allocated to Stakeholders Verification Questions
10 The state government currently has a variety of grants management systems across several agencies. Information Problem Statement
20 The individual agencies sought an enterprise approach to meet their requirements that includes a single application for all agency grant management programs… Information Problem Statement Individual Agencies
30 …and that meets the legal requirements of PA Management Directive 107.3. Requirement Problem Statement Inspection? What are these reqts.?
40 The Governor’s Office created an inter-agency Grants Management Advisory Group to re-engineer agency grant management processes into one streamlined state-wide approach… Information Problem Statement Project Sponsor: GMAG Project Name: eGRANTs Governor’s Office, GMAG
50 … to provide a single, secure, simplified and paperless process that local governments, businesses, non-profits and individuals can use to learn about and apply for grants online. Requirement In Scope. Problem Statement. Local Governments, businesses, non-profits, individuals Test? Demonstration?
60 The new system will include a grants management portal (a web site) that will serve as an entry point to all grants management applications and information about grants maintained within the individual customer state agencies. Requirement In Scope. Project Description Demonstration?
70 The system will further automate much of the traditional manual and time consuming handling of applications by enabling the SMEs in each agency to separately apply their own business rules using standardized templates and scoring mechanisms to evaluate and approve the automated applications. Requirement In Scope. Problem Statement. SMEs in each agency.
80 This system will not include any federal grant programs or funds. Information Out of Scope
90 The web site should be user-friendly and intuitive so citizens can navigate to find what they are looking for quickly with just a few clicks of the mouse Requirement In Scope. Problem Statement. Citizens
100 (the text on the web pages should accommodate the needs of the visually impaired). Requirement In Scope. Problem Statement. Visually-impaired
110 A citizen should not have to be an IT expert to find the information he or she needs. Information Citizens
120 Then, upon approval of the completed applications made and recorded in the system, grant funds can be awarded electronically to a successful applicant, Requirement In Scope. Problem Statement. How do you verify proper award? How done?
130 which will shorten the time an applicant has to wait to learn about his or her application status and finally receive the grant money. Information How do you learn about application status?
140 If possible, this should be done through some kind of secure, encrypted electronic funds transfer into the applicant’s bank account within 60 minutes after the grant application is approved. Requirement In Scope. Problem Statement. Test? Demonstration?
150 The evaluation and approval of grant applications must be able to be audited by state quality inspectors and federal oversight officials. Requirement In Scope. Problem Statement. State Quality Inspectors, Federal Oversight Officers Inspection?

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The state government currently has a variety of grants management systems across several agencies.

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The individual agencies sought an enterprise approach to meet their requirements that includes a single

application for all agency grant management programs…

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…and that meets the legal requirements of PA Management Directive 107.3.

“Customer Request for an eGrants App” Proposal – Initial Parse and Requirements Traceability Verification Matrix (RTVM) (01/22/18)


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