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Program Highlights continues to have much success helping individuals, Find, Apply and Succeed at accessing federal funding. In its short existence, has already experienced tremendous growth and has received various accolades. View the latest program highlights and accomplishments below.

July 22, 2010 New Help Feature For – iPortal now offers you even more help with finding and applying for federal grants. The self-help web portal (iPortal): is yet another entry point to live 24 hour assistance for Visit the homepage or Contact Us page to access the self-help iportal. This new feature includes the to 10 requested help topics, a searchable knowledge base (400 answers to common issues), self-service help ticket generation, live one-on-one help via web chat (available 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM ET) as well as alerts and important updates.

September 25, 2009 Surpassed 300,000 Submissions for FY2009

Fiscal year 2009 has been a year of unprecedented growth for On September 18, 2009 surpassed 300,000 submissions for fiscal year 2009. Submissions have grown by nearly 50 percent over fiscal year 2008. In fiscal year 2008 there were a total of 202,366 application submissions for the entire fiscal year. Much of the growth experienced this year may be attributed to the Recovery Act, which resulted in increased overall website traffic and application submissions.

Many challenges were presented this year due to the rapid influx of traffic and subsequent strain placed on the system. however rose to the challenge by maintaining the single electronic entry-point for accessing grants from all 26 federal grant-making agencies. provides a unified and streamlined process for finding and applying for all federal grant opportunities.

September 16, 2009

The 26th Annual Consumer Conference – Indian Health in the Era of Healthcare Reform was invited to the 26th Annual Consumer Conference of the National Indian Health Board to record an informative, hour-long presentation on finding and applying for federal grant opportunities specific to Indian Country. The recorded presentation will be made available on shortly after the conference.

In addition to, the conference featured:

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Day
  • NIHB Awards Luncheon to honor outstanding individuals from across the nation for their contribution in healthcare
  • Engaging speakers from Indian Country, the White House, and Congress
  • Special Celebration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Culture Night Celebration

More information on the event can be obtained by visiting: National Indian Health Board 

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