Learn how to Manage Application Packages

Creating / Modifying / Deleting Application Packages

How can I create a new application package?

  • To create new application packages to be posted at Grants.gov , click the Manage Opportunities link on the left of your screen.
  • This will take you to the Manage Opportunities screen.
  • This screen below displays the current opportunities for the agency /agencies that you represent.
  • Click the Create Opportunity button above the listed application packages.
  • This will take you to the New Grant Opportunities Properties screen where you begin to enter information about the new opportunity. See the Grantor Guide for more details.

How can I modify an application package?

  • To modify an application package that is published at Grants.gov , click the Manage Opportunities link on the left of your screen.
  • This will take you to the Manage Opportunities screen. This screen displays the current opportunities for the agency /agencies that you represent.
  • Select the application package that you want to modify by clicking in the circle in the first column of that application's row.
  • Click the Modify Opportunity button above the listed application packages. This will take you to the Existing Grant Opportunities Properties screen.
  • Select the appropriate application package by checking the box next to the package and click Modify. See the Grantor Guide for more details.

Will I be able to make any modifications to application packages once they are published?
Yes. You can easily modify an application package any time. Please keep in mind that if you make any significant changes to an existing application package, applicants who have already downloaded that application package may need to download and complete a new application package. Applicants who have signed up for notifications of changes will be automatically notified via email.

How do I delete an application package?
To delete an application package that is published at Grants.gov , click the Manage Opportunities link in the For Agencies section, on the left of your screen.

  • This will take you to the Manage Opportunities screen.
  • This screen displays the current opportunities for the agency /agencies that you represent.
  • Select the application package that you want to modify by clicking in the checkbox in the first column of that application's row.
  • Click the Modify Opportunity button above the listed application packages.
  • This will take you to the Existing Grant Opportunities Properties screen.
  • Select the appropriate application package by checking the box next to the package and clicking Delete.
  • Click the Cancel button to return to the previous screen without deleting the listed template (s).
  • OR, Click the Delete button to permanently remove the listed application package. See the Grantor Guide for more details.

Posting My Application on Grants.gov

How do I get my application package requirements to Grants.gov?
You can use the Manage Application Package Templates screen of Grants.gov to create a new application package template that can be used to create multiple opportunity specific application packages.

How will applicants find my agency's application packages?
Applicants will find your agency's application packages by using the Find Grant Opportunities section of Grants.gov.