Training Documents and Videos for Grants.gov

Whether you need a high-level introduction to the Grants.gov application process, or you are looking for a step-by-step explanation of a particular Applicant task, we encourage you to consult the resources on this page.

For more context and general information about the federal grants lifecycle, visit the Grants 101 section under the Learn Grants tab.

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Explore the Grants Learning Center on Grants.gov

Published on Aug 4, 2015
For years, Grants.gov has centralized the ability to locate and apply for funding opportunities from Federal grant-making agencies. Now, Grants.gov also serves as a learning resource for information about the federal grant lifecycle.

The new Grants Learning Center, found under the Learn Grants tab, aims to demystify the Federal grant process, making it even easier for organizations, small businesses, institutions, and other entities to apply for, steward, and report on federal grants.

 

Introduction to Grants.gov Video Series

The Introduction to Grants.gov Video Series covers the complete Grants.gov application process, from registering and creating a Grants.gov account to finding funding opportunities and completing an application package.

 

Learning Workspace Video Series for Organization Applicants

The Learning Workspace Video Series for Organization Applicants provides step-by-step instructions for key actions within a Grants.gov workspace, including creating a workspace, adding participants, and completing forms.

  • Introducing Workspace Functionality on Grants.gov
    Updated on Feb 18, 2016
    Grants.gov Workspace is a shared, online environment where members of the same organization may simultaneously access and edit different forms within an application. This video highlights the general workflow necessary to submit an application through workspace.
  • Understanding User Roles in Workspace on Grants.gov
    Updated on Feb 18, 2016
    This video provides organization applicants with an overview of the key roles and access levels that contribute to the Grants.gov workspace workflow.
  • How to Create a Workspace on Grants.gov
    Published on Sep 24, 2015
    This video explains how an applicant with the new Manage Workspace role can create a workspace so that two or more people in their organization can collaborate to apply for a federal grant.
  • How to Add Participants to a Workspace on Grants.gov
    Published on Sep 24, 2015
    This video explains the process of adding users, or Participants, to a workspace so that multiple organization applicants can complete individual package forms.
  • How to Complete Forms in a Workspace on Grants.gov
    Published on Sep 24, 2015
    This video explains how workspace forms may be downloaded, filled-out, and uploaded as part of the Grants.gov workspace workflow.
  • How to Submit an Application in Workspace on Grants.gov
    Published on Sep 24, 2015
    This video outlines the process of finalizing a completed application in workspace and submitting it to the grant-making federal agency.

 

Quick Clicks Video Series for Grants.gov Workspace Users (Organization Applicants)

The Quick Clicks Video Series for Grants.gov Workspace Users features short videos that walk organization applicants through important tasks relating to Grants.gov's workspace functionality.

  • Determine a Package's Compatibility with Workspace
    Published on Dec 2, 2015
    This video in the Quick Clicks series explains how applicants can determine if an application package is compatible with Grants.gov's workspace functionality.
  • Reuse a Saved Workspace Form
    Updated on Feb 18, 2016
    This video in the Quick Clicks series explains how applicants can save time by reusing forms across multiple workspaces set up by the same organization.
  • Reopen a Workspace for Additional Edits
    Updated on Feb 18, 2016
    This video in the Quick Clicks series explains how to reopen a Grants.gov workspace after an application has been submitted.
  • Reassign Ownership of a Workspace
    Published on Dec 2, 2015
    This video in the Quick Clicks series explains how ownership of a Grants.gov workspace can be reassigned to another workspace Participant.
  • Locking and Unlocking Forms in a Workspace
    Updated on Feb 18, 2016
    This video in the Quick Clicks series highlights the importance of locking forms in order to protect applicants' ongoing work in a Grants.gov workspace.
  • Access Online Help Articles
    Published on Dec 2, 2015
    This video in the Quick Clicks series explains how users of Grants.gov's workspace functionality can access context-sensitive help articles.

Grants.gov Online User Guide

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

 

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

Applicant Overview

 

Grants.gov Applicant General Overview- Everything you need to know about navigating Grants.gov as an Applicant.


Grants.gov Presentation Request Form          - If you would like to request brochures or a complimentary Grants.gov presentation on the Find and Apply process, please fill out this form and submit it to support@grants.gov.

 

For a printer-friendly, step-by-step guide to organization applicant registration, download the Grants.gov Organization Applicant Registration Guide.

SAM Quick Start Guide

The SAM Quick Start Guide For New Grantee Registration located on SAM.gov, as well as the SAM Video Tutorial for New Applicants Click to View Exit Disclaimer , are tools created by the General Services Administration to assist those registering with the System for Award Management (SAM).

 

If you have questions or concerns about your SAM registration, please contact the Federal Support desk at https://www.fsd.gov.

 

Reach Out and Get Help

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

 

Email us at support@grants.gov or visit our Support page.