Create and Edit an Account

Once a grantee organization is registered in eRA Commons, the Signing Official at the organization is able to establish additional user accounts with varying degrees of access and capability depending on roles and responsibilities. Users who are assigned the following roles can create accounts:

  • Signing Official (SO): all accounts including other SO accounts
  • Account Administrator (AA): all accounts except SO, FCOI accounts, and IAR accounts
  • Administrative Official (AO): all accounts except SO, BO, FCOI accounts, and IAR accounts  
  • and the Business Official (BO): all accounts except SO, BO, FCOI accounts, and IAR accounts

The Create Account screen can be accessed from the Search Accounts screen by clicking the Create Account button.

Basic Tasks