Grant Quick Tips

Your first step at is to find relevant grant opportunities. Search for information using a number of criteria, including keywords or specific federal agency.


In order to apply for a grant, you and/or your organization must complete the registration process. Organizations must:

  • Obtain a Data Universal Number System (DUNS) number.
  • Register with the System for Award Management (SAM)
  • Complete the Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) profile and create user name and password.
  • Get AOR authorization from your e-business point of contact.
  • Track AOR status using your user name and password.

Individuals wishing to submit a grant application using are required to complete a one-time registration process; however, neither a DUNS number nor the CCR registration is necessary for individual registration.

Apply for Grant

  • Download a grant application package.
  • Complete the grant application package.
  • Submit the completed grant application package.
  • Track the status of your submitted grant application package.