Information from Grant-Related Associations & Organizations

For additional information on grants, you can visit and read about these grant associations and organizations below.

Funding Resources

Automated Standard Application for Payment 
Allows eligible grantee organizations federal funds and makes payments to agents performing financial services for the Financial Management Service and other federal agencies. 

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance 
A listing of federal programs available to all levels of government; public and private, profit and nonprofit organizations and other institutions and individuals. 

Payment Management System
Provides financial and administrative services related to federal agency grants payments and cash management.

Managing Grants Resources

The Federal Demonstration Partnership Click to View Exit Disclaimer 
The Federal Demonstration Partnership is a cooperative initiative among 10 federal agencies and 98 institutional recipients of federal funds. Its purpose is to reduce the administrative burdens associated with research grants and contracts. The interaction between FDP's 300 or so university and federal representatives takes place in FDP's 3 annual meetings and, more extensively, in the many collaborative working groups and task forces that meet often by conference calls in order to develop specific work products.

Grant Professionals Association (GPA) Click to View Exit Disclaimer  
Provides training, publications, discussion forums and document exchange to build and support an international community of grant professionals. GPA also hosts a well reputed Annual Conference, which "draws grant proposal writers, grant managers, nonprofit administrators, and consultants of all skill levels, in all areas of practice, from arts to education to homeland security."

National Grants Management Association Click to View Exit Disclaimer 
Provides training, publications and special projects to empower grant-making agencies and recipients. 

National Grants Partnership (NGP) Click to View Exit Disclaimer 
Improves effectiveness of grants funds and reduces burdens associated with administration for federal agencies, state, local and tribal government and nonprofit stakeholders. 

OMB Grants Management 
Leads development of government-wide grants policy, and ensures proper management and federal grant funds spending. 

USA Spending 
Provides information on federal spending for government contracts, grants and other award data.

Miscellaneous Resources:

Congressional Directory Click to View Exit Disclaimer 
Find nationwide congressional information including congressional district code information.

The Foundation Center Click to View Exit Disclaimer 
The Center maintains a comprehensive database on U.S. and global grantmakers and their grants. It also operates research, education, and training programs designed to advance knowledge of philanthropy at every level.

Grant Fraud 
Grant Fraud is a message from the National Procurement Fraud Task Force. The National Procurement Fraud Task Force provides tips to protect your organization and the source of your federal funds by helping to detect and prevent fraud.

HHS Division of Grants
U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources' comprehensive guide to the grants process.

National Council of University Research Administrators Click to View Exit Disclaimer
NCURA serves its members and advances the field of research administration through education and professional development programs, the sharing of knowledge and experience, and by fostering a professional, collegial, and respected community.

State Point of Contact (SPOC) List
State-appointed entities designated to coordinate and review proposed federal financial assistance.

System for Award Management (SAM)
A government-wide registry for vendors doing business with the federal government.

Writing a Grant Proposal Click to View Exit Disclaimer 
A step-by-step tutorial on developing and writing a grant proposal.

Non-Grant Resources

Benefits for Individuals at 
Provides free, confidential help in finding applicable government benefits and assistance programs. 

Federal Business Opps 
Links to, the single government point-of-entry for federal government procurement opportunities over $25,000. 

Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Offers a variety of student financial aid programs, including Pell grants, Campus-Based programs, Supplemental Educational Opportunity grants, Work Study, Stafford, PLUS and Perkins loans. 
Provides government loan information.