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. Recipient 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 recipients that need technical assistance through more transparent data

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

For more information on how to register as a new organization, to setup new users or add/change permissions, please visit the About Account Management page for user guides and tutorials.