Note: Social Solutions no longer offers Apricot for Funders, and related features are no longer supported by our Product and Development Teams. For that reason, the information in this article may in some cases not reflect current functionality. Apricot for Funders is still supported by the Apricot Support team for existing clients on the platform. Please reach out to the Apricot Support Team with any questions you may have about Apricot for Funders that are not answered here.
AFF's grant tool manages access to key forms within the database. Several forms designated as specific types of AFF-compatible forms are recommended but are not required in order for the grant tool to operate.
Reviewer Profile Form
Each reviewer fills out this Tier 1 form when they first apply to become a reviewer or when they first set themselves up as users in the system. This form is designed to collect general information like contact name and email address for a reviewer.
Using reviewers is not required for the grant workflow to be functional, but it is *highly recommended.*
Grant Invitation Form
Some grants are restricted and agencies must be invited to apply. After an agency completes an applicant profile form, the Funder/Administrator completes a grant invitation form to indicate that the agency is allowed to apply for funding. In this case, the applicant profile form is like a letter of interest and the grant invitation form is like a letter of acceptance.
Choosing an AFF Form Type
To designate a new or existing form as an AFF-specific form, open the form for editing and open the top gear box.
Under Apricot for Funders Form Type, select the appropriate type of form. AFF Tier 1 form types are the only options available if you are creating or editing a Tier 1 form. AFF Tier 2 form types will be available when you are creating or editing a Tier 2 form.