Here are some of the most helpful links to a number of grants-related resources.
Automated Standard Application for Payment
Allows eligible grantee organizations federal funds and makes payments to agents performing financial services for the Financial Management Service and other federal agencies.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
A listing of federal programs available to all levels of government; public and private, profit and nonprofit organizations and other institutions and individuals.
Payment Management System
Provides financial and administrative services related to federal agency grants payments and cash management.
Managing Grants Resources:
Grant Professionals Association (GPA)
Provides training, publications, discussion forums and document exchange to build and support an international community of grant professionals. GPA also hosts a well reputed Annual Conference, which “draws grant proposal writers, grant managers, nonprofit administrators, and consultants of all skill levels, in all areas of practice, from arts to education to homeland security.”
National Grants Management Association
Provides training, publications and special projects to empower grant-making agencies and recipients.
National Grants Partnership (NGP)
Improves effectiveness of grants funds and reduces burdens associated with administration for federal agencies, state, local and tribal government and nonprofit stakeholders.
OMB Grants Management
Leads development of government-wide grants policy, and ensures proper management and federal grant funds spending.
Provides information on federal spending for government contracts, grants and other award data.
Central Contractor Registration
Formerly the government-wide registry for vendors. Migrated into the System for Awards Management in July, 2012.
Find nationwide congressional information including congressional district code information.
Grant Fraud is a message from the National Procurement Fraud Task Force. The National Procurement Fraud Task Force provides tips to protect your organization and the source of your federal funds by helping to detect and prevent fraud.
HHS Division of Grants
U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources’ comprehensive guide to the grants process.
The Foundation Center
The Center maintains a comprehensive database on U.S. and global grantmakers and their grants. It also operates research, education, and training programs designed to advance knowledge of philanthropy at every level.
State Point of Contact (SPOC) List
State-appointed entities designated to coordinate and review proposed federal financial assistance.
System for Award Management (SAM)
A government-wide registry for vendors doing business with the federal government.
Writing a Grant Proposal
A step-by-step tutorial on developing and writing a grant proposal.
Benefits for Individuals at GovBenefits.gov
Provides free, confidential help in finding applicable government benefits and assistance programs.
Federal Business Opps
Links to FedBizOpps.gov, the single government point-of-entry for federal government procurement opportunities over $25,000.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Offers a variety of student financial aid programs, including Pell grants, Campus-Based programs, Supplemental Educational Opportunity grants, Work Study, Stafford, PLUS and Perkins loans.
Provides government loan information.