Two awards vault Catapult into new federal agencies
EPA, NSF contracts have a total value of $5.1 million
- By David Hubler
- Oct 23, 2009
Catapult Technology Ltd. has won program management support
contracts from the Environmental Protection Agency and the National
Science Foundation that have a combined value of $5.1 million.
Under a $1.6 million award, Catapult will assist EPA’s Office of
Grants and Debarment transition to a new governmentwide grants
The system, known as the Grants Management Line of Business, is a
multi-agency program sponsored by the Office of Management and Budget.
It is designed to standardize processes to increase service to
citizens, company officials said.
The new system also will save grant-making agencies money through
the use of shared IT infrastructure, reduce the number of redundant
grants management systems and improve reporting on government-wide
grant activities and results.
provide project management and technical expertise to EPA during the
analysis, development, implementation, testing, and training phases of
Services will include planning, reviewing, monitoring and evaluating the cost, schedule and performance of the program.
In addition, Catapult will coordinate the activities of other vendors involved.
The Bethesda, Md., contractor also will assist NSF's Division of Information Services under a three-year, $3.5 million contract.
The service-disabled veteran-owned information technology contractor
will provide systems engineering and technical assistance, as well as
capital planning and investment control services to the division’s
Program Management Office staff to help them make strategic decisions
about IT investments and planning.
The contracts expand Catapult’s federal government footprint, as
they’re both new agencies on the company's client roster, said Randy
Slager, founder and chief executive officer of Catapult.
David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.