Finding And Applying For Government Grants

 by: Neal Brown

According to a U.S. government website, there are $400 billion in grants currently available in over 1000 different programs. Naturally with such a huge amount finding a program that you or your company might qualify for is a huge task.

This article will present some resources and strategies to locate and apply for grant programs that you may be qualified for.

The single best source for finding grant opportunities is the government site at www.grants.gov . There are four ways to search for grants on this website. The first way is a basic search. This enables you to search by a keyword, funding opportunity number, or CFDA number. The CFDA stands for Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance. This number and the funding opportunity number are used for specific grants. Once you have found a grant program, write these numbers down so that you will be able to return to the details of that grant quickly using one of these numbers.

The second type of search is by category. There are 21 different categories that you can search by including arts, employment, environment, health, and others. The third way to search is by government agency. There are at least 40 agencies offering grants.   (continued...)

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About The Author

Neal Brown has an MBA in financial management. http://www.us-government-grants.info has more resources to locate grants.




Additional Government Grants Resources


American Schools and Hospitals Abroad Program
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Direct Housing Natural Disaster Loans and Grants
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Department of the Interior: Community History of Former Village Sites in the Nabesna District Project
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Development of Therapeutics and Diagnostics for Biodefense Program
The National Institutes of Health, in partnership with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases(NIAID), has established the Development of Therapeutics and Diagnostics for Biodefense Program in an attempt to seek research proposals that desire to support the development of lead candidate diagnostics or therapeutics against NIAID Category A, B, or C priority agents.


What You Need to Know About the Grants Policy Committee
The Chief Financial Officers Council, one of the largest federal agencies that works towards collaboratively improving the process of financial management in the United States Government, has established the Grants Policy Committee(GPC).


Improving Health of People with Intellectual Disabilities Program
In keeping with this mission, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has constituted the Improving Health of People with Intellectual Disabilities Program in an attempt to financially support initiatives for people suffering from intellectual disabilities, thereby seeking to increase healthy behaviors and improve access to appropriate health services.


Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship Program
In keeping with this mission, the Health Resources and Services Administration has recently constituted the Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship Program wherein it aims to increase the number of primary care providers through the provision of training programs to nurses who are pursuing advanced degrees primary care nurse practitioners (NP) or nurse-midwives.






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