Federal Grant Funding

How Best to Find Information

Find funding programs and learn how to write grant proposals:
  1. Search or browse the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) by Keyword or other indexes for federal grants, loans, business and nonfinancial assistance.
  2. Contact federal office indicated in CFDA program description: State or regional addresses and telephone numbers are given in CFDA Appendix IV: Federal Agency Contacts in Region/State.
  3. Search other Web sites that access federal program and grants information for special grantseekers, for example the Business Advisor, the State and Local Resources from EGov, or the Nonprofits Resources from EGov.
  4. Search also for Private Foundations that might be interested in a project. Use the Foundation Center web site or Foundation Center book collections in libraries to identify national, state, and community foundations.
  5. Learn how to write grant proposals: follow CFDA guidelines Developing and Writing Grant Proposals, or take the Foundation Center


Grant Funding