AFF's grant tool manages access to key forms within the database. Several forms designated as specific types of AFF-compatible forms are recommended but are not required in order for the grant tool to operate.

Reviewer Profile Form

Each reviewer fills out this Tier 1 form when they first apply to become a reviewer or when they first set themselves up as users in the system. This form is designed to collect general information like contact name and email address for a reviewer.

Using reviewers is not required for the grant workflow to be functional, but it is *highly recommended.*

 

Grant Invitation Form

Some grants are restricted and agencies must be invited to apply. After an agency completes an applicant profile form, the Funder/Administrator completes a grant invitation form to indicate that the agency is allowed to apply for funding. In this case, the applicant profile form is like a letter of interest and the grant invitation form is like a letter of acceptance.

 

Choosing an AFF Form Type

  1. To designate a new or existing form as an AFF-specific form, open the form for editing and open the top gear box.
  2. Under Apricot for Funders Form Type, select the appropriate type of form. AFF Tier 1 form types are the only options available if you are creating or editing a Tier 1 form. AFF Tier 2 form types will be available when you are creating or editing a Tier 2 form.
  3. Select Apply.
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