General Frequently Asked Questions about Grants.gov

Grant Fraud

Where can I get information about recognizing and reporting grant fraud?
Click here to visit our grant fraud information page. Please note that Grants.gov will never ask you for a social security number, banking, or credit card information.

Software / Technical / Downloads

Which operating systems and web browsers are supported for use with Grants.gov?
Please visit our Recommended Software pages.

Personal and Family Financial Assistance

Where can I find information about availability and eligibility for government benefits or assistance for personal or family financial (such as to help with medical bills or school loans, housing assistance, disaster recovery, etc.)

Grants.gov does not provide funding for personal assistance. Please visit GrantsBenefits.gov the official government benefits website, a free, confidential tool that helps individuals find government benefits they may be eligible to receive, as well as application information.

Privacy

What is Grants.gov's privacy policy?
Click here to view the complete Grants.gov privacy policy.

Does Grants.gov ask for personal information such as a social security number, banking or credit card information?
Grants.gov will never ask you for personal information, such as a social security number, banking, or credit card information.