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 February 25th, 2024
PRM Julia Taft for Refugees Fund
The Julia Taft Refugee Fund supports one-time, low-cost interventions that address important gaps in protection and assistance for refugees. PRM launched this initiative in 2000 under former PRM Assistant Secretary Julia
DRL Supporting Efforts to Promote Transitional Justice and Accountability and Advance Women's Leadership in Yemen
The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications for projects under two program categories: 1) promoting transitional
Energy and Mineral Development Program (EMDP)
DEMD administers the EMDP grant. This solicitation seeks proposals for projects that conduct resource inventories and assessments, feasibility studies, or other pre-development studies necessary to process, use and
Cooperative Agreement for CESU-affiliated Partner with Colorado Plateau Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit
The US Geological Survey’s National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Center (NRCASC), is offering a funding opportunity to a CESU partner for research to support the project entitled “Synthesizing
Easement Restoration, Management and Maintenance Assistance New Hampshire
This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NFO) is being released prior to appropriation and/or apportionment of funds for fiscal year 2024. Enactment of additional continuing resolutions or an appropriations act may affect the
Inflation Reduction Act Funding for Advanced Biofuels
Inflation Reduction Act Funding for Advanced Biofuels Bioenergy Technologies Office’s 2024 Systems Development and Integration (SDI) FOA is funded by the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022. IRA Section 60108(b)
FY25 Department of Defense Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative (MURI)
The Department of Defense (DoD) Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI), one element of the University Research Initiatives (URI), is sponsored by the DoD research offices. Those offices include the
Fiscal Years 2022, 2023, and 2024 Prioritization Process Pilot Program
The purpose of PPPP is to support data-driven approaches to planning that, upon completion, can be evaluated for public benefit. The program provides funding to develop and implement a publicly accessible, transparent
DRL Sri Lanka Transitional Justice
The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for a project that promotes long term reconciliation
Crisis Intervention Teams for Corrections training
THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS. This announcement is to provide notice of NIC continuation of Cooperative Agreement

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