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About Award Cash Management $ervice

The Award Cash Management $ervice (ACM$) is NSF’s approach to award payments and post-award financial processes. This approach requires the submission of award level payment amounts each time funds are requested. Awardee Preparers, Certifiers and Financial Representatives are able to access ACM$.

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ACM$ allows you to: 

• Submit cash requests and adjustments to open and closed awards
• Access award level information on payments and award balances
• Have timely access to financial data, funds status monitoring and expenditure reports
• Reduce manual accounting processes, including reconciliations and adjustments
• Quickly identify awardees that need technical assistance through more transparent data

More Information

Getting started guide

New NSF awardee instructions

ACM$ Excel file example

ACM$ Permissions Guide

ACM$ FAQ's


For additional information on ACM$ please visit the Help section.