Payment Management System
Program Support Center


Payment Management System (PMS) is a one-stop shop for grant payments. PSC is committed to improving the quality of our solutions to better serve our customers. Please note, our Web address has changed to

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Grant Recipients

The Payment Management System (PMS) is a tool to help grant recipients draw down funds and file the Federal Financial Report (FFR) . Primary responsibilities include: Executing awards; Maintaining minimum federal cash on hand by requesting funds from the Payment Management System only for immediate disbursement (3 business days) and reimbursement unless otherwise specified in your Notice of Award; Reporting cash disbursements to the Payment Management System and Maintaining your accounting records.


Awarding Agencies

The Payment Management System (PMS) helps Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Non-HHS Awarding Agencies manage grant payment requests, drawdowns, and disbursement reporting activities. Primary responsibilities include: Registering recipients (PMS personnel perform this function for Non-HHS agencies); Issuing award notices; Inputting authorization data into the Payment Management System; Approving Federal Financial Report (FFR)/Financial Status Report (FSR); Monitoring awards; Closing out awards; and Reconciling your accounting records to the PMS information.

1/24/2019 - Update SAM.GOV Information
Effective February 11, 2019 all grantees must have an active status in SAM.Gov for awarding agencies to register new grantees or make changes to existing grantee’s information in PMS. Review the information in SAM.Gov, verify the accuracy and make any necessary updates. SAM.GOV requires a yearly renewal to stay active.
7/18/2018 - New Automated Banking Process
Effective July 23, 2018, Payment Management Services will automate the Payment Management System (PMS) process for establishing and changing banking information. You don’t need to update existing banking if it is still current. Additional information is available.
1/3/2019 - REPORT: First Quarter FCTR Now Available
The Federal Financial Report is available for the first quarter of fiscal year 2019 (October 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018). The FFR - Federal Cash Transaction Report for the quarter ending December 30, 2018 is due by January 30, 2019.
3/12/2018 - USDA - FSIS
USDA-Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) Beginning 2nd quarter 2018, the SF-425 Federal Financial Report (FFR) will be completed in PMS. Additional information is available.
10/11/2018 - CANCELLATION: 2014 Fixed Year Funds Will Cancel on September 30, 2019
Awards funded using a 2014 fixed appropriation will cancel on September 30, 2019. Undrawn award funding issued from 2014 fixed appropriation account funds will no longer be available for program expenditures, obligations or payment requests in the Payment Management System.