Set up external opportunities
External opportunities are like advertisements within your system. Use them to direct applicants to funding opportunities outside your organization.
External applications function similarly to other applications in the system, with one important difference.
When creating a new portfolio, set the portfolio's Type to External. You may also want to include an External URL where applicants can get more information.
For more guidance on creating portfolios, see Work with portfolios.
Tip: Don't forget to set the Start Date and Public End Date for your external opportunities.
Applicants can access these opportunities by going to Opportunities, External or using the keyword search.
Since external opportunities aren't offered by your organization, they don't need the functionality of other opportunities, such as:
Tip: If you want an award to include these features, choose another opportunity type.