Find and Apply merger — now December 19

Just received an e‑mail about this from Highlights below: is pleased to announce the new date for its Find and Apply merge will occur on December 19th. This marks another important accomplishment for
initiative. On this date, will fully merge the two federal web sites it currently manages: and Also, beginning on Monday, December 19th, will cease operations and you will need only to access to post funding opportunities on Find and grant application packages on Apply. If you go to on Monday, December 19th, you will be redirected to the homepage (again, this is the same merge that originally was planned for October 31st but was delayed).

In the meantime, there are three important items that you will need to know to ensure a smooth and
successful transition:

  • Ensure you have a Username and Password by Monday, December
  • System Downtime:
    [Limited functionality from 17:00 EST 12/15/05 to 12/19/05. The message here, I think, is to get your house in order by 12/15/05 because all data will be migrated to the new servers as long as it’s loaded onto by then. But check with to ensure this is correct!][ will be unavailable from 18:00 EST 12/16/05 to 12/19/05.]

It’s great that these two resources will now be under one architecture. Good luck,!