Grants.gov is being developed as the single point of contact for the grant community to access grant opportunities for all 26 federal grant-making agencies.
The establishment of grants.gov is a result of a management agenda established by the White House, which includes e-government initiatives, and is intended to provide a simple, unified electronic storefront for interactions between grant applicants and the federal agencies that manage grant funds.
There are currently two available modules in grants.gov: Find and Apply.
Find: All 26 federal grant-making agencies are required to post funding opportunity announcements in the Find section of grants.gov. The Find module provides prospective applicants with summaries so they can decide if they want to read full funding announcements, and directions on how to obtain the full announcements. While grants.gov is intended to be a one-stop shop for potential applicants to search all existing funding opportunities, man federal grant-making agencies continue to use other avenues of advertising, including the National Institutes of Health’s Guide for Grants and Contracts or the National Science Foundation’s Active Funding Opportunities website.
Apply: The Apply module allows applicants to download grant application packages and instructions. Applications are completed off-line, then submitted to the SPO for review, approval and submission to the sponsor. Each federal grant-making agency is responsible for implementing grants.gov as its grant application procedure. Download an application or, for more details on how to submit using grants.gov please refer to the NIH Guide to Grants.gov when submitting to NIH or the Guide to Grants.gov when submitting to any other federal agency. If you have additional questions, please contact the SPO.
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