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 January 30th, 2023
FY 2023 Notice of Funding Opportunity: Cultural Grants Program
The U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana, Slovenia announces this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Slovenian and U.S. cultural institutions and civil society organizations and individuals. The Embassy continues to offer
Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology Postdoctoral Research Program
The Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) program provides support to enhance the research capabilities of minority-serving institutions (MSIs) through the establishment of centers that
IUSE/Professional Formation of Engineers: Revolutionizing Engineering Departments
Revolutionizing Engineering Departments (hereinafter referred to as RED) is designed to build upon previous efforts in engineering education research. Specifically, previous and ongoing evaluations of the NSF Engineering
BJA FY 23 Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Use Site-based Program
OJP is committed to advancing work that promotes civil rights and racial equity, increases access to justice, supports crime victims and individuals impacted by the justice system, strengthens community safety and
BJA FY 23 Connect and Protect: Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Response Program
OJP is committed to advancing work that promotes civil rights and racial equity, increases access to justice, supports crime victims and individuals impacted by the justice system, strengthens community safety and
BJA FY 23 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program
OJP is committed to advancing work that promotes civil rights and racial equity, increases access to justice, supports crime victims and individuals impacted by the justice system, strengthens community safety and
DRL Workers' Rights in Africa- Mining, Manufacturing & Construction
The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for organizations interested in promoting internationally recognized labor standards for workers in mining,
IIJA Bureau of Land Management Colorado Threatened and Endangered Species Program
Department of the Interior - Bureau of Land Management Colorado Threatened and Endangered Species
Physical and Networking Layer Prototype (PNLP)
The proposed topic will explore and exploit undersea multimodal communications paradigms for a number of air, surface, and subsurface systems. The PNLP program will pursue both hardware (modems and test frames) and
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grant (Parent T32)
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will award Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grants (T32) to eligible, domestic institutions to develop and/or enhance

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