Apply for Grants

Applying for a grant is an exciting but resource-intense process. Below is an overview of the application process in For more specific instructions on applying in, click on one of the steps below. If you are interested in more context and information about the grants lifecycle, visit Grants 101.

Before you apply, make sure you found a funding opportunity you are eligible for and registered to apply through as an individual or an organization. If you would like more time to plan before applying, search for forecasts of grant opportunities in Search Grants.

If a funding opportunity is compatible, you may choose to create a workspace in order to collaborate and apply with colleagues using Workspace.



Get Application Package

If you know the specific CFDA Number, Funding Opportunity Number, or Funding Opportunity Competition ID, quickly search for the package:



Get Application Package Online User Guide

Find registration, login, and search instructions for all users in the Online User Guide.


For detailed applicant information, review the Applicants section of the online user guide.


Reach Out and Get Help

Contact the Support Center to get help from a Contact Center Representative.


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