SAGE Release Calendar

The SAGE Release Calendar provides SAGE users with awareness of work in progress and a schedule for upcoming releases.  You can also review historical release details in the Release History section.

Upcoming Releases

Release Date & Start Time System Downtime Release Description
Fall 2022 Yes Sponsor Data Centralization

  • New centralized data source created, for sponsor & donor data
  • SAGE sponsor search updated to pull from the new source system
  • New sponsor setup process in SAGE updated
  • Improved reporting and analytics capabilities resulting from clean-up of sponsor data

Release History

Below are the dates of our historical project and maintenance releases.  Not included are production support patches that may have gone out intermittently in response to urgent needs.

This document covers the years 2020 to the present. A second document covers the years 2017-2019.

Review the SAGE Product Updates for more detailed information on features and fixes for any of the release dates below. The updates are generally linked from the Release Description.

2022 Releases Delivered

Release Date Release Description
September 22, 2022 SAGE Suite Maintenance Release

  • Grants.gov Cipher and Cloud Migration Transition
  • Adjustments to Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) Labels
June 8, 2022 SAGE Maintenance:  .NET Framework Upgrade

  • A technical infrastructure release only to upgrade the .NET Framework to version 4.8, across the SAGE Suite.
  • This update is necessary to keep the infrastructure stable, secure, and covered under Microsoft support plans.
Feb 23, 2022 SAGE Maintenance: Grant Runner Forms-G updates
Jan 28-29, 2022 SAGE Budget: Legacy Budget Format Deprecation

2021 Releases Delivered

Release Date Release Description
Sept 2, 2021 September 2021 Advance Maintenance Release
June 22, 2021 Advance Budget Request Approval Change
June 8, 2021 Advance Budget Requests Streamlining

  • Advance eligibility determined by system
  • New design for ease of entry
  • Electronic routing replaces paper approvals and expedites SFI reviews
  • Streamlined business unit processes
  • Prepares for future Workday forms and processes
  • GIM 9 alignment with new process
Apr 21, 2021 SAGE Maintenance
Feb 25, 2021 SAGE Maintenance

  • APL Fixed Fee
  • Sea Pay

2020 Releases Delivered

Release Date Release Description
Dec 17, 2020 SAGE Maintenance
Oct 6, 2020 SAGE Maintenance
August 19, 2020 SAGE Maintenance
June 25, 2020 SAGE Budget Redesign
May 5, 2020 SAGE Grant Runner Forms F
Jan 8, 2020 SAGE Maintenance Release

  • Session Timeout Handling Improvements
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