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Facts You Should Know About Grants.gov


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Angela Washington

Grants.gov Screen ShotGrants.gov is a free online source to FIND and APPLY for federal grants. Grants.gov does NOT provide personal financial assistance. Grants.gov is a central storehouse for information on over 1,000 grant programs and provides access to approximately $500 billion in annual awards.

Purpose: Grants Opportunities

Who should register in GRANTS.gov?

  • Organization: An individual responsible for submitting a grant on behalf a company, state, local, or tribal government, academia or research institution, not-for-profit or any other institution

  • Individual: A individual can register to apply for “individual eligible” grants

What is required to register?

  • Complete a standard business profile that include, DUNS, CAGE, and MPIN numbers

  • Submit an Authorized Organization Representative (AORs) application

  • Have an E-Business point of contact (POC)

  • Detailed application can be found on grants.gov

Who can access Grants.gov?

  • Registered Grants.gov users

  • Any granting agency who posts opportunities, synopses and application packages

Some Benefits of using Grants.gov:

  • Find federal grant opportunities

  • Apply for and track grants

  • Grant e-mail alerts

  • Webinar schedule

  • Tips & resources from grantors

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