Block grants are often awarded by the federal government to U.S. state or territory governments, although some block grants are awarded directly to local governments (e.g., Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement Program to cities and counties on a formula basis). The block grant recipients then implement the programs within those broadly defined functions (i.e., the purpose & parameters defined by legislation).
Over the last three years, we have published a wide range of blog articles that explain the ins and outs of federal grants. In some of these posts, as part of our “What Is…” series, we define key terms that applicants might encounter when browsing opportunities from federal grant-making agencies.
How to Find Federal Government Grants and Benefits for Native American Tribal Governments, Organizations and Individuals
grants that fund or support research can be awarded through a discretionary grant, block grant, or any of the other types of grants.
The Unique Entity Identifier, or the UEI, is the official name of the “new, non-proprietary identifier” that will replace the D-U-N-S® number beginning in December 2020, according to the General Services Administration (GSA). The UEI will be requested in, and assigned by, the System for Award Management (SAM.gov).
This week’s edition of #FundingFriday highlights new grant opportunities related to agriculture, including a program supporting specialty crops.
What were the most read blog posts on the Grants.gov Community Blog in 2017 (that weren’t about Workspace)? Let’s jump right into the list:
This week’s edition of #FundingFriday highlights new grant opportunities supporting research opportunities in space and earth sciences, and more!
This week’s edition of Funding Friday highlights a batch of federal grants designated for community development – from historic land preservation to housing and homelessness.
If you don’t have time to regularly browse the funding opportunities posted on Grants.gov, consider setting up a saved search that will ping you every time a grant relevant to your interests is posted to Grants.gov.