Federal Grants

The FederalGrants.com mission is to inform the general public about federal grants offered by the United States government. We strive to provide accurate information on how to find and qualify for a grant, how to apply for a grant, and how to proceed once you are approved. The Federal Grant search engine allows access to the requirements, deadlines, and details of over 60,000 past and current grants from 500+ different federal agencies.

Find a Federal Grant
Utilize our Grant Search to search for federal grants by keyword or by Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number. You can also browse Federal Grants based on the Government Agency or the Specific Grant Category.
What are Federal Grants?
There is a multitude of misinformation and misunderstanding about federal grants on the internet and on television.  It is extremely important to fully understand what government grants are before you spend valuable time and money searching for grant sources or looking for a grant writer. Read More >>
Federal Grants for Women
Simply being a woman doesn't ensure you will qualify for a federal grant.  There are many more qualifications needed, including having a business or non-profit organization geared towards helping women and an established track record of service. Read More >>
Federal Housing Grants
Up to $1 billion in housing grants are available through HUD.  Communities in need of help to spur economic growth and development may qualify for HUD grants.  Individuals are typically not granted assistance, however help may be available through local government and organizations. Read More >>
Federal Grants for Small Businesses
The U.S. Government does not generally award federal grants to private for-profit small businesses.  Typically only non-profit agencies benefit from these grants.  There are some exceptions, so researching thoroughly what options are available is the first step towards securing a grant for your small business. Read More >>
Federal Pell Grant
Pell Grants are awarded directly to college students who meet the established criteria.  The purpose of the Federal Pell Grant program is to promote access to postsecondary education for low-income citizens.  The amount awarded is based on the individual's financial need. Read More >>
How to Apply for a Federal Grant
Applying for a federal grant can often be the most daunting task of all.  Before beginning this process many steps are necessary, including ensuring your readiness, making sure you meet all of the qualifications, and planning the writing process. Read More >>
How to Find, Evaluate, and Hire a Grant Writer
Writing your grant request takes not only practice but knowledge of the process.  Often times finding a grant writer is more beneficial to organizations than attempting to write the grant yourself.  Referrals, references, and research are all important steps to ensuring you find a capable grant writer. Read More >>
The Truth About Free Federal Grants
We debunk the "free grant" myth you hear on late night TV commericals.  The truth about free federal grants is there are no free federal grants!  The United States government doesn't give away free grant money for individuals to buy a home or pay bills,so don't worry, you're not missing out. Read More >>
Real World Grant Writing Example
With so many different types of government grants, each with varying requirements and processes, a real-world grant writing example is helpful.  To aid you in the process, we explore the nine most common sections in a well-written grant proposal. You'll be well on your way in applying for your grant. Read More >>
Latest Federal Grants as of October 19th, 2019
Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2020 Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals
Funding for Older Americans Act Title VI Native American Programs
The purpose of Title VI of the OAAis to promote the delivery of nutrition, supportive and caregiver services to AmericanIndians, Alaskan Natives, and Native Hawaiians that are comparable to servicesprovided under Title
Nucleic Acids On-Demand World-Wide (NOW)
The goal of the NOW program is to develop a mobile medical countermeasure (MCM) manufacturing platform for use in stabilization and humanitarian operations to produce, formulate, and package hundreds of doses of nucleic
Maintenance Assistance Program
MAP funding is used to support, develop, improve and institutionalize infrastructure maintenance practices in the seven insular
FY 2020 Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program (SEAYLP)
The Office of Citizen Exchanges, Youth Programs Division, of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces an open competition for the FY 2020 Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program (SEAYLP), pending the
Political Science
The Accountable Institutions and Behavior (AIB) Program supports basic scientific research that advances knowledge and understanding of issues broadly related to attitudes, behavior, and institutions connected to public
Deer Creek Irrigation District Fish Passage Project Implementation Phase 2
The Deer Creek Irrigation District diversion dam was constructed in the early 1900's to provide irrigation water to over 1,000 acres of farm and ranch land. Since 2008, Service staff have worked collaboratively with
Expansion of Practitioner Education
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2020 Expansion of Practitioner Education (Short Title: Prac-Ed) grant. The purpose of this program is
Coral Reef and Natural Resources Program
The Coral Reef and Natural Resources Initiative provides grant funding for management and protection of coral reefs and combat invasive species in the U.S. insular
FY2020 National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y)
The Office of Citizen Exchanges of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announces an open competition for one cooperative agreement for the FY2020 National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y)

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