Storm Petrel Products

Storm Petrel LLC® sells high-quality software aiding local and state governments with grant administration. We build tools that improve work flow, cash flow, and regulatory compliance. Our software and related data management services provide the optimal mix of off-the-shelf products that we customize. We assist our customers by solving operational needs. We pride ourselves on answering customer calls immediately and addressing technical issues promptly. Read more about Storm Petrel products…



Tempest-GEMS is a grant expense management system that guides you through federal grants. The software advises users on regulatory compliance, tracks grant funds, and manages all evidentiary documentation. It identifies missing documents, uses checklists to assist with compliance while presenting users with a clean interface. Available through any browser, any time. Take control of grants, avoid de-obligation, embrace 2 CRF 200, the “Super Circular”.  Read about Tempest-GEMS.


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Tempest-Time bills time and expenses for consultants who provide grant management and emergency management services to public sector clients. The web-based system is tuned to meet the stringent requirements for FEMA direct administrative cost tracking. Even with DAC rules changing, accurate and precise reporting is essential for your clients.

Improve client reimbursements with beautiful invoices and reports. Step away from the spreadsheets. Use great tools as a part of your business plan! Read about Tempest-Time.



Tempest-Bid is your tool for managing and building winning government bids and grant proposals. Steal from your own past efforts with ease! Find pertinent text rapidly, then incorporate that text into your next proposal. Organize your team’s deadlines, assignments, and scheduling within Tempest-Bid. Use your digital fingers to retrieve past performance statistics. Submit every bid with the same confidence and enthusiasm you had at the start of the project.

We blend document management with project management. Let Tempest-Bid generate your bid resumes on the fly. Re-use boilerplate text and incorporate past writing into current projects. We all do it. Now, there is a terrific tool to help us do it better. Read about Tempest-Bid.

Storm Petrel Services

We sell software-as-a-service. This means that our applications are hosted securely using enterprise-class Oracle database technology. Our tools may be used as presented (off the rack, as it were), or customized to meet your specifications (bespoke). We are here just about every day taking your calls (yes, we answer the phone), dreaming up new ways to solve old problems. Our software is MOTS meaning “modifiable off the shelf”. We can add specialized work flow, add needed fields, create custom reports for you and your organization.

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