Great news! You can now add the word "eGrants" to your burgeoning list of eWords. For several years, software programs that allow you to search for funding sources have been available. But now, technology is being incorporated into the writing and the application process as well, making grant seeking easier than ever.
In this column, I will discuss the eGrants system being used in Pennsylvania, the e-GAPS system recently initiated by the federal Department of Education, and eGrants Manager, a web-based education grants-management system available from Enterprises Computing Services (ECS).
Pennsylvania's eGrants system
Both Gov. Tom...