The federal government established Grants.gov as a central web-based portal for inviting and receiving applications to its 26 federal grant-making agencies. Grants.gov lists all federal grant opportunities and provides a mechanism for applying for those opportunities.
Available search and notification features include:
- Receive Grant Opportunity Notifications.Use the Email Subscription feature within Grants.gov to register to receive email notifications of new grant postings. Select the appropriate email subscription option. Enter your email address and other required information if applicable. Click the “Subscribe to Mailing List” button.
- Find Grant Opportunities.Use the Search Grants feature within Grants.gov to locate possible funding opportunities. Once you have located the opportunity you want to apply to, select and open. Make note of the CFDA and/or solicitation number (also known as Funding Opportunity Number).
- Receive Notifications of Changes to Grant Opportunity.To receive notification of any changes to the opportunity, enter your e-mail address and submit prior to downloading the application and instructions. You will be e-mailed if the opportunity is changed and republished on Grants.gov before its closing date.
Grants.gov Support (available 24 hours day, 7 days a week)