Applicant Resources Lists Several Tools and Documents to Help you with

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Here are links to our most frequently asked questions pages for applicants.

User Guides & Checklists

Instructions for Applicant Registration, Finding and Applying for Grants


General Support

  • Glossary - A reference of definitions and terms used throughout the site.
  • Grant Fraud - Whom to contact if you think that someone is fraudulently representing
  • Recovery Act - Find information about Recovery Act Funding and participation.

Technical Support & Self-Help

  • Compatible Software - There are several software applications that allow you to successfully navigate the pages and complete your application. Check our compatibility tables to ensure that you are using versions that are compatible with
  • Self-help Portal is a searchable knowledgebase. The portal also includes answers to the top ten questions received by our Contact Center and it allows you to check the status of an existing ticket.
  • Troubleshooting Tips - Help with common troubleshooting issues.
  • If you need additional help, our Contact Center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to help you with issues regarding and can be reached by email or call 1-800-518-4726.

Grants Community

  • Associations & Organizations - For additional information on grants, you can visit and read about these grant associations and organizations.
  • Resources from Grantors - A listing of the 26 federal agencies and their resources. Simply find the agency you are interested in and click on the link to be directed to their resources.
  • Agencies Providing Grants - The Department of Health and Human Services is the program's managing partner, and allows access to the 26 federal grant-making agencies available through this convenient E-Government initiative. Below are the links to those agency websites.