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 May 24th, 2024
Media Small Grants Program
The Media Small Grants Program advances the U.S. Embassy goal of supporting a more inclusive and accountable democracy. It seeks to increase journalistic professionalism, expand the capabilities of independent media, and
Experienced Services Program
In 2018, The National Park Service (NPS) was authorized under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018: Public Law 115-141, Section 115, the Department of the Interior (DOI) to enter into cooperative agreements with,
DRL Addressing Gender Based Violence and Hate Based Crimes in Central Europe
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 projects that increase protections against
WIC State Agency General Infrastructure Grants
FY 2024 WIC General Infrastructure Grants will support WIC State agencies as they continue to modernize the program. Projects will support WIC Infrastructure, including technological, digital, partnership, and/or
BJA FY24 Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program to Support Law Enforcement Agencies
With this solicitation, BJA seeks to support the purchase and lease of body-worn cameras (BWCs) by publicly funded law enforcement and corrections agencies as part of comprehensive BWC programs guided by sound policy and
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Workforce - Implementation Projects
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) National Workforce Strategy (WIC Workforce National Strategy), is part of a joint agency initiative between the U.S. Department of
Global Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Critical and Emerging Technology (CET) Standards
This project will support an international standards development process grounded in transparency, private sector leadership and public sector support, and diverse stakeholder engagement. This project will also enhance
Biological Laboratory Network Mapping Assessment and Optimization in Chile
The Department of State’s Office of the Nonproliferation and Disarmament Fund (ISN/NDF) is pleased to announce an open competition for assistance awards through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). ISN/NDF
SBIR E-Learning for HAZMAT and Emergency Response (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant applications from small business concerns (SBCs) that propose to further the development of Technology-Enhanced
Rural Reading Program
A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Public Diplomacy (PD) section of the U.S. Embassy Zimbabwe under the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for a Rural Reading Program. The PD section invites proposals from

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