Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Technical Alert - Grants.gov Release 15.0 Production Deployment - October 17-19, 2015

The Grants.gov Release 15.0 will be deployed to the Production and Training environments beginning on Saturday October 17, 2015. The maintenance window is as follows:

Production Scheduled Maintenance Outage:
Production Environment will go Offline Saturday October 17, 2015 at 12:01 AM EDT.
Production Environment will go Online Monday October 19, 2015 at 6:00 AM EDT.

Training Scheduled Maintenance Outage:
Training System will go Offline Monday October 19, 2015 at 12:01 AM EDT.
Training System will go Online Wednesday October 21, 2015 at 6:00 AM EDT. 

In the event that we run into any issues or finish maintenance ahead of schedule, we will post follow-up messages to the Grants.gov Blog (http://grants-gov.blogspot.com) and we will send an email to our distribution lists. 
For this, and all scheduled maintenance, please visithttp://www.grants.gov/web/grants/outreach/calendar.html

The Grants.gov Release 15.0 includes the new Grants.gov Workspace. For more information about Grants.gov Workspace, please visit the Workspace Overview page: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/applicants/workspace-overview.html. 

The Learning Workspace training video series is also available: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/applicants/applicant-tools-and-tips.html 

For additional information about Release 15.0, please review the Grants.gov R15.0 Applicant Release Notes: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/outreach/releases.html 

We appreciate your patience as we work to improve your Grants.gov user experience.

The Grants.gov Program Management Office