Managing research grants has never been easier

Build trust, save time, track funding allocations, and amplify your positive impact by funding crucial research projects with fairness and efficiency.

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Streamline your research grant management

Optimy provides an all-in-one solution for research organizations that award grants and fellowships. By reducing the administrative burden, you can now be productive and give your team an efficient way to track, manage and report on funding programs.

Streamline application processing

Optimy automates time-consuming manual processes involved in managing grants, such as the submission, review, and tracking of applications. This saves significant time and resources, allowing you to manage a greater volume of grant applications in less time.

Seamless reviewer experience

Reviewers have a central space with well-organized application data, including historical data. They can access applications assigned to them and are given automated reminders for tasks they need to complete.

Increased transparency

Optimy provides greater transparency and visibility into the grant application and review process, and builds trust and credibility with stakeholders. It also increases the likelihood of attracting high-quality applications from reputable researchers.

How it works

Improve transparency. Build trust.

Optimy’s increases transparency and builds trust with everyone involved in the research grant management process. Applicants have a good user experience and are kept up-to-date with their application’s status. Evaluators benefit from an organized space that enables productivity. Administrators have complete visibility over all aspects of their program.

  • Process applications faster
    Branded, customizable forms can be updated without any technical help. Automated workflows, automated screening, and advanced collaboration tools mean that you can quickly process applications and immediately inform applicants of changes to their status.
  • Measure and report on your impact
    Optimy provides real-time tracking and reporting capabilities, which help you monitor the progress of grant projects and assess their impact. This helps you make data-driven decisions about which projects to fund in the future or if the funding of ongoing projects needs to be stopped. Generate custom reports and communicate your impact to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure good communication
    Optimy facilitates better communication between grant applicants and reviewers, as well as between grant recipients and the organization offering the grant. This builds stronger relationships and increases collaboration between researchers and the organization.
  • Secure and compliant
    Keep all your data secure and accessible with centralized, secure hosting with real-time backup, GDRP compliance, ISO27001 certification, and multi-factor authentication.
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Why Optimy?

Research grants software with a difference

Optimy is the world’s most configurable solution for research grant management that helps organizations amplify their positive impact and build meaningful relationships with causes, communities, customers, and employees.

We are committed to helping organizations be a force for good in the world. As a result, the Optimy platform is designed to reduce friction and break down barriers to amplify your positive impact.

All-in-one platform

Manage and align your research grants initiatives and build meaningful relationships with causes and communities.

Highly configurable

Manage your process for disbursing research grants how you want with the world’s most configurable grant management solution.

Superior customer support

Rely on our expert support team to enable the success of your grants initiatives and make the most of your CSR grantmaking software.

A cost-effective solution

Pay only for the features you need and make better use of your resources.


How Fondation Coeur et Recherche optimizes its grantmaking

The Coeur & Recherche Foundation aims to contribute to the development of research in the field of cardiovascular diseases and thus participate actively in the improvement of public health. They needed a one-top solution to be able to centralize incoming requests and manage all projects and their evaluation process efficiently.

Optimy helped the Coeur & Recherche Foundation optimize its grantmaking through the entire lifecycle of a project, from the application process to completion and reporting. We ensured that no step of their grantmaking process is missed, and that they saved 50% of time spent on project management.

The Optimy software is perfectly suited to our needs, especially for the management of the evaluation by our expert partners. - Elisabeth Riboud, Development Manager, Fondation Coeur et Recherche.

The Grants Management Workbook: everything you need to know for your grant project to run smoothly!
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Frequently Asked Questions

Commonly asked questions about research grants, and managing those with Optimy.

What are research grants?

Grants obtained for conducting scientific research are called research grants. They are often disbursed by government departments, corporations, foundations or trusts, to a nonprofit organization, educational institution, business or individual.

How does Optimy help manage research grants?

Optimy reduces your administrative workload, increases transparency, and builds trust with everyone involved in the research grant management process. Applicants are kept up-to-date on their application status, evaluators have an organized space that enhances productivity, and administrators have complete visibility over all aspects of the program.

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