dotGrants is the Department’s grant management solution.The system was designed to assist applicants and the agency staff to effectively organize and manage on-line grant and grant-like requests for funding, allocation and distribution.

It is workflow-based software that:

  • Collects program specific applications
  • Generates grant agreements
  • Enables electronic signature
  • Maintains fund balances
  • Issues payments
  • Satisfies progress and performance reporting requirements

 Release Notes

dotGrants Modernization (aka 2.0) Releases

PennDOT is proud to announce dotGrants 2.0 Over the course of the next two years. PennDOT will be implementing new functionality to modernize the dotGrants application.

Release 1 was implemented on May 18, 2018. The focus of the initial release was to introduce key functionality available in the new system.

Release 2 was implemented November 16, 2018. The focus of the release was dotGrants and SAP interactions

Release 3, implemented May 30, 2019, contains the following features:

  • Migrate current dotGrants username and password to the newly developed PennDOT Business Partner Registration and Login system,
  • Implement the new Enterprise Application Security (ESEC) and
  • Modernize the software used by the Liquid Fuels and County Owned Bridge (Act 44, Act 89) programs.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

I am having trouble setting up my password sent to me using the Forgot your password? link on the Sign in page.
It is important that you use the correct username and email address that was entered when you registered. If you need any support during the process, please call PennDOT Information Technology Service Desk at (717) 783-8330 or toll-free at (855) 783-8330.

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 System Requirements

System Requirements

In order to use this system effectively all of the following standard items are required:

  • Operating System Requirement: Windows or Macintosh
  • Internet Connection Recommendation: 25 mbps or higher
  • Internet Web Browser Requirement: Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome
  • Printable Document Solution Requirement: Adobe Acrobat Reader

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 Help Documents

Help Documents

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