General Frequently Asked Questions about Grants.gov
"Heartbleed" Bug and Grants.gov
What affect has the "Heartbleed" Bug had on Grants.gov?
Grants.gov has performed an impact assessment and has determined that the site is secure and not affected by the "Heartbleed" Bug. The full details of the vulnerability are described at the US Cert website (http://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA14-098A).
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.
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.