NOTICE: Important Information on System Enhancements & Server Maintenance Outages

NOTICE: The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) will be transitioning from using the grants management system of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to a new system, the U.S. Department of State’s SAMS Domestic. The Department is transitioning to SAMS Domestic because it determined that SAMS Domestic will better serve the needs of the Department and its award recipient community. ECA will be the last Department bureau to transition to SAMS Domestic. will completely shut down and a 30-day “black-out” period will begin on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Award information will be migrated from to SAMS Domestic, March 21 through April 19. Award recipients and applicants will be able to begin using SAMS Domestic on Friday, April 20, 2018. Shut Down Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018
SAMS Domestic Go-Live Date for Award Recipients and Applicants: Friday, April 20, 2018

SAMS Domestic is supported by the Department’s Integrated Logistics Management System (ILMS). Award recipients will be using the SAMS Domestic Portal (Service Now) module in ILMS to complete all award-related activities. ECA award recipient organizations and recipient representatives must be registered with the U.S. Department of State’s SAMS Domestic system:

In the event you are having difficulty registering or have questions about the upcoming transition, please contact and copy the Program Officer listed in the solicitation.

Contact Us

Grants Division
U.S. Department of State
2200 C Street, NW, Floor C2
Washington, DC 20522-0582
Tel: (202) 632-6000
Fax: (202) 632-6475