Your Source to
Find and Apply
for Grant Applicants
t Grants.gov is the one-source access to
standardized grant information, application
packages and processes for more than
1,000 federal grant programs, across all
26 federal grant-making agencies.
t Applicants have one secure registered
profile that enables them to interact
with all federal grantor agencies, from
registration through application submission
t Simplifying the grant application process
saves both applicants and agencies the
expense and time associated with tradi-
tional paper-based grant applications.
t The Grants.gov website helps applicants,
with an intuitive website interface and
enhanced search features, easily find and
use grant information across all grant
categories and agencies.
t Electronic grant application processing
simplifies the grant application process by
reducing paperwork through downloadable
and fillable forms, auto-populated data,
error checks, email notifications and
Here’s How to Open the Door.
Grants.gov is the secure, reliable entry way to discretionary
federal grants from multiple agencies. Instead of searching
multiple federal agency websites, applicants can now go
to a single comprehensive site to discover and apply for
opportunities from all 26 federal grant-making agencies.
State and local government agencies, academic institutions,
research organizations and all other federal grant seekers will
find that Grants.gov is a dedicated tool created specifically to
help them. Whatever type of grant you seek, from any grant-
making agency within the federal government, Grants.gov is
your logical entry point.
Applying for federal grant money is a process with necessary
checks and safeguards. The goal of Grants.gov is to make the
process as efficient and easy as possible, while meeting all
federal agency requirements. We do this by helping the
applicant every step of the way, from registration to
submitting a grant application.