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Grant Application Materials & Deadlines

Grant Application Types and Deadlines, Spring 2017

Application Types Accepted via the New Online System

Spring Cycle: Restoration and Technical Assistance.

Fall Cycle: Restoration, Outreach, Monitoring, and Technical Assistance.

Deadline for Spring Cycle applications: May 1 by 5:00 pm.

Applications submitted for the Spring 2017 grant cycle will be considered for Board funding decisions at its October 2017 Board meeting.

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New Online Application

Beginning with the Fall 2016 grant cycle, OWEB no longer accepts paper applications unless otherwise noted. See below for how to register to use our online application system.

How to Submit an Application

1. Obtain a username and password. (If your organization already has a login for OGMS, skip this step.)

An OGMS login (username and password) is necessary to access the online grant application. An applicant must use his/her organization’s login if one exists. Only one login per organization is allowed. If no login exists, the applicant may request one.

If your organization does NOT already have an OGMS login and password, email Leilani Sullivan (leilani.sullivan@oregon.gov​​) and provide the following information.

  • Organization name and address
  • Grantee contact name and title
    (This is the person who will receive all communications from OWEB and sign any grant agreements.)
  • Email
  • Phone number
  • FEIN (Federal Employer Identification Number)

OWEB may only enter into agreements with legally established entities. Therefore, OWEB must internally review potential applicants prior to creating an OGMS login.

2. Log in to the Online Application. There are two ways to log in:​

​1) Access the online application directly and use your OGMS login.

2) Log in to OGMS​, find the "April 2017 Cycle Applications" heading, and select the link below it.

Guidance to help you fill out the application is always available in the top navigation bar of the application. Templates of each individual application type are also available but only after you log in and choose to "Create a New Application."

If you have questions, please call your Regional Program Representative.

Spring 2017 Application Webinar

OWEB hosted a webinar in April 2017 to help applicants prepare for the 2017 Open Solicitation deadline. Topics covered were designed to help applicants strengthen Restoration and Technical Assistance grant applications and included new insurance requirements, changes to the budget categories, the online application, common budget errors, expectations for maps and metrics, and qualities of successful applications.

Online Application Webinar Recording​ (type your name and click Enter to access the recording)

Online Application Webinar Slides

Fiscal Training​

Each year, OWEB puts on fiscal trainings around the state. In addition to fiscal topics, we cover questions about the online application, adjustments to the budget categories, and a special session on small grants. If someone from your organization has not been to a fiscal/small grant training for over three years, it is strongly advised to send the person responsible for fiscal processing for your organization.

Region 2 Training

ROSEBURG – Thursday, April 20, 12:00 to 3:00 pm
Douglas Forest Protective Association
1758 NE Airport Road, Roseburg OR 97470

Region 3 Training

CORVALLIS – Friday, April 21, 1:00 to 4:00 pm
Corvallis Chamber of Commerce
420 NW 2nd Street, Corvallis OR 97330

Region 6 Trainings

PENDLETON – Tuesday, April 11, 1:00 to 4:00 pm
OSU extension office, Umatilla Bldg.
Blue Mountain Community College, Pendleton

JOHN DAY – Wednesday, April 12, 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Oregon Department of Forestry Conference Room
415 Patterson Bridge Road, John Day


Coffee, water, and refreshments will be provided.

Welcome and housekeeping – Sue Greer (Region 6) or Liz Redon (Region 3) or Mark Grenbemer (Region 2)

Fiscal Basics and Overview – Tara Choate

Budget categories and reviewing exhibit A of the Grant Agreement

Budget amendments
Paperwork – payment request, spreadsheets, receipts
Grant admin

Changes to OWEB budget categories – Tara Choate
Bring your upcoming May application budgets with you for review and/or to get your questions answered!

Small Grant Program Informal Discussion – Kathy Leopold

Please RSVP those persons attending to: sue.greer@oregon.gov (Region 6) or tara.choate@oregon.gov​ (Region 2 or 3).

OWEB will be hosting additional fiscal/small grant trainings. If you are interested in having one in your area, please contact Tara Choate or your Regional Program Representative.​

Recently updated federal government Uniform Administrative Requirements (OMB Super Circular) affect OWEB’s Grant Administration budget categories and requires OWEB Grantees to be legal entities. OWEB has prepared helpful guidance and posted slides from webinars to explain the changes.

Webinar Slides

Federal Uniform Administrative Requirements

Fall 2015

General Fiscal Training: Fiscal 101 (Fall 2015)​

Agency Overview
Budget Categories

Network of Oregon Watershed Councils (NOWC) Fiscal Training (Fall 2015)

Fiscal Sponsorship Round Robin
Indirect & Administration