How to apply for grants online?

In order to apply for a grant, you and/or your group must complete the Grants.gov registration process. Registration can take between 3-5 business days or as long as two weeks if all steps are not completed in a timely manner.

Register for grant opportunities now as an Individual or as an Organization.

Steps on applying for grant opportunities on Grants.gov:

  • Download a Grant Application Package. If you need to search for the Funding Opportunity, go to Search Grants. If you identify the Funding Opportunity Number you wish to download, click here.

  • Complete the Grant Application Package

  • Submit the Completed Grant Application Package. After you have entered all the essential information, checked the package for errors and saved your package, click the "Save & Submit" button on the cover page. Your application package will automatically be uploaded to Grants.gov. A confirmation screen will show once the submission is complete. A Grants.gov tracking number will be given at the bottom of this screen, as well as the official date and time of the submission. Record the tracking number so that you may refer to it should you need to contact Grants.gov for support.

  • Track the Status of a Submitted Grant Application Package. You can check the status using Track My Application.

Want to know what to expect after submitting your application? Know more here.

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