How to Create an Account in Grants Management System ("GMS")

Please read in its entirety before creating an account.

New applicants will need to Sign-Up and create an account in the system with appropriate username and password. Please create a generic username that represents your organization as the username CANNOT be changed.

You do not need to sign up again if your organization has applied in recent years. Go to the Log-In page and enter your username and password. If you forget your password, follow the instructions on the Log-In page. If you are unsure of your username or password, please use the “forgot your password” option to reset your password.

Please review the Guidelines for who is eligible to apply for SFAC and GFTA funding.

To create an account...

  1. Complete each of the fields on this page with information of the designated person who is responsible for executing the grant and communicating with SFAC and/or GFTA.
  2. To create a correct Password you must follow the four rules below:  
    1. Minimum 8 characters (case sensitive)
    2. Minimum 1 numeric character
    3. Must have 1 uppercase letter
    4. Must have 1 special character (e.g. @, !, or *)
  3. INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS: When asked at the bottom of the page “would you like to associate this user account with an organization” select NO. This will allow the system to associate your Username as an individual user, and give you access to SFAC’s Individual Artist Commission and WriterCorps Teaching Artist in Residence grant applications.
  4. ORGANIZATIONS - When asked at the bottom of the page “would you like to associate this user account with an organization” select YES. This will allow the system to associate your Username as an organization, and give you access to GFTA and SFAC’s grants applications for organizations.
  5. Drag the slider to prove that you're a human.
  6. Click Submit. This will bring you to the organization's information page.

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Drag the slider and move it to the right side before you submit the form.
This action is required in order to prove that you're a human.