Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Grants.gov Using Cayuse
To address issues with grant submissions involving firewall communication problems between MUSC and grants.gov, the Cayuse Corporation will begin hosting the application for MUSC as of April 24, 2010. Users should not notice any changes in the application, and any changes in performance should be positive.
- What's is Cayuse?
- Getting Started
- Cayuse Training
- Cayuse FAQ's
- Where to Get Support
Submitting to Grants.gov Using Cayuse
Cayuse is a new, platform independent software solution for submission of applications via Grants.gov. Cayuse is a web application that can be accessed directly from a PC or Mac desktop. The system is easy to use, highly intuitive and has robust functionality to support the creation and submission of error-free grant applications to NIH, DOD, NSF, CDC and AHRQ.
Bookmark the Cayuse Production Site in your web browser. This is the link you will use to work in Grants.gov Cayuse.
- Grants.gov Cayuse must be accessed using the following web browsers:
- Mozilla Firefox (PC and Macs)
- Internet Explorer (PC)
If you do not have one of these web browsers installed on your desktop, please contact your ITC as soon as possible to get it installed.
- The main configuration items for your browser;
- Cookies - enabled
- Popups - allowed
To obtain a Cayuse account, please send an email with your name and email address to email@example.com . In the subject line of the email mark "Request for Cayuse Account"
After your initial login to the system, several things should be accomplished
- Bookmark the web site for future use.
- Change your password from the default to one that you can remember. This will also keep others from logging in with your credentials.
- Edit your profile.
- Complete personal information to match NIH commons profile.
- Assign permissions as appropriate.
The User Manual is available on the Cayuse web site. Training sessions will be held periodically, so check the ORSP training site for dates and times. Additional training links will be available soon.
For questions and issues, contact the following individuals:
- Questions about Grants.gov Cayuse usage:
Robbie Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Jackie Middleton (email@example.com)
For questions about the content of your specific proposal contact your grants consultant in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs: