Federal Multi-Agency Search Tools, Announcements & Databases
The "electronic storefront" for Federal grants. Sign up for notification services, search for grants, link to other grants services.
Federal Information Center
Guide to federal resources, including web sites and information about federal grants.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)
Lists federal grant programs and provides examples of funded projects. Published by Government Printing Office.
Replaced Commerce Business Daily. Announces contract opportunities over $25K for many federal agencies, as well as certain grant and cooperative agreement notices.
Contains announcements from federal agencies, including requests for proposals. 1994-present.
Directory of Federal Postsecondary Education Programs (from the Office of Postsecondary Education) The Directory is for the postsecondary community to search federal government programs. It is a comprehensive source of information on over 400 federal government programs relating to postsecondary education offered by all federal departments and agencies.
Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)
Database provides access to the results and outcomes of research and engineering and study efforts sponsored or performed by the Department of Defense.
Agency-Specific Announcements, Guides and Forms
National Science Foundation (NSF) - Grant Proposal Guide
Overview of NSF Funding Programs Sorted by Deadline Programs Sorted by Title Search all NSF Publications E-Bulletin (monthly update of deadlines and target dates)
National Institutes of Health (NIH) - Funding Opportunities
Includes table of deadlines and guide to grants and contracts.
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) - (forms vary by program) Apply for an NEA Grant
National Endowments for Humanities (NEH) - NEH Forms
Applying for an NEH Grant
Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) - HRSA Grants
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) - HUD Grants
HUD Forms, Publications
US Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Research and Science
Department of Energy (DoE) -
DoE Office of Energy Research Grants and Contracts
Department of Education (ED) - See specific application kits.
Funding Opportunities , including Guide to ED Programs, FAQs, ED budgets, and Federal Register announcements.