Application Forms

APPLICATION FORMS To prepare a federal grant application, applicants will need an application packet, containing standard forms, and the grant announcement, where directives about how to write and organize the narrative portion of the grant proposal can be found. Standard forms are used throughout government grant proposals to provide budget, certifications, and other information Potential […]

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Sample Federal Grant Proposal

SAMPLE FEDERAL GRANT PROPOSAL The Office of Faith-Based Community Initiatives, a federal office established by President George W. Bush, published the Sample of a Successful Grant Proposal on its web site. The sample proposal includes the narrative section of the grant proposal. Budget information and Standard Forms are not included. The federal grant program for […]

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Review Process

REVIEW PROCESS Federal agencies have an extensive application review process that can take up to six months. An application must be submitted by the deadline, or it will not be considered. The review process in most federal agencies involves the federal agency’s staff and a peer review committee. Often times the grant announcement or application […]

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Who Can Apply

WHO CAN APPLY Most grant opportunities are directed to organizations that assist individuals. Eligibility varies by grant program. Each grant announcement will clearly state eligibility requirements. Most grantee organizations fall into the following categories: Government Organizations: State, Local, City, Township, Special District, and National American Tribal Governments Education Organizations: Independent School Districts, Private Schools, and […]

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How to Apply

HOW TO APPLY Individuals and organizations must register with the federal government to submit federal grant applications. It is never too soon to begin the registration process at the GRANTS.GOV web site (www.grants.gov.) As part of the registration process, applicants will be required to obtain a DUNS number for the organization and set up an […]

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How to Identify Grant Programs

HOW TO IDENTIFY GRANT PROGRAMS The federal government announces all grant programs through it official publication called the Federal Register (www.gpoaccess.gov/fr.) The Federal Register is published weekly Monday through Friday, and federal agencies make grant announcements to the public within this document. The Federal Register also includes other federal information such as new rules and […]

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Grant Making Agencies

GRANT MAKING AGENCIES According to GRANTS.GOV, www.grants.gov, there are 26 grant making federal agencies: “The Agency for International Development is an independent federal government agency that provides economic and humanitarian assistance in more than 100 countries to ensure a better future for us all.” www.usaid.gov “The Corporation for National and Community Service is the nation’s […]

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Federal Government

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT GRANT MAKING AGENCIES According to GRANTS.GOV, www.grants.gov, there are 26 grant making federal agencies: “The Agency for International Development is an independent federal government agency that provides economic and humanitarian assistance in more than 100 countries to ensure a better future for us all.” www.usaid.gov “The Corporation for National and Community Service is […]

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