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Learn to Use Grants.gov

grants-gov-logoGrants.gov is a centralized website for all federal grant opportunities. Grant-seekers can use this website to find and apply for federal funding. Once an organization submits a grant application, Grants.gov also has a tool to track submissions. Your organization will need to register with Grants.gov in order to apply for grants. Grants.gov also contains a number of useful resources to assist grant applicants, some of which are found below. Check out the Initiative’s Guide to Federal Agency Resources to learn about different federal agencies and offices which may be of particular interest to the AAPI communities as well.

Grants.gov provides a good training video that covers the basics of how to register and apply for grants through the website.


Grants.gov Applicant Training Video (link)

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The Grant Application Process

Check out our training page for grant training opportunities!

The Initiative has created a list of resources offered by federal agencies to help grant applicants. While many of these are tailored toward those seeking funding from a specific agency, the information that they offer may be helpful to any grant seeker.

Some things to consider before you apply:

Preparing your application:

Before you submit:

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Become a Grant Reviewer!

Grant application peer reviewers are part of the grant application process, and gain an understanding of what agencies look for when choosing which projects to fund.  Agencies generally require peer reviewers to have subject-matter expertise related to the grants they are evaluating. The Initiative has put together a partial list of websites describing how to apply to be a peer reviewer at a number of grantmaking agencies.  You may have to search the webpage to find the section about grant reviewers.  Please note that agencies generally have restrictions on reviewers when there is a potential conflict of interest.

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