As an applicant using Grants.gov, it’s crucial you manage your Grants.gov and Login.gov passwords effectively. In this blog post, we provide tips and advice on keeping your account secure, using and resetting your passwords, and using your password to log into the Grants.gov mobile application and website.Continue reading How to Manage Your Passwords in Grants.gov
Improvements to EBiz account management
Beginning January 21, 2023, the registration and authentication process for the EBiz POC (Electronic Business Point of Contact) will change, improving the user experience. The enhancement will improve account security with multi-factor authentication and eliminate the need for some EBiz POCs to have two accounts.Continue reading Improvements to EBiz account management
What to Expect During the Grants.gov Cloud Migration and Extended Downtime for September 2022
Grants.gov is being migrated to the cloud. To ensure a smooth and successful transition, an extended period of downtime has been scheduled for Grants.gov.
Although the transition is expected to be completely seamless to applicants, we have compiled the following Q&A to address the primary questions and concerns of applicants regarding the migration. Continue reading What to Expect During the Grants.gov Cloud Migration and Extended Downtime for September 2022
How to Add a New Organization Profile on Grants.gov [Updated]
Note: This blog post was originally published on September 30th, 2020 and updated on June 3, 2022.
Grants.gov user registration is quick, easy, and free of charge. However, applicant users who are adding a new organization profile to their Grants.gov account must first ensure that the organization is fully registered on the System for Award Management (SAM).
What follows is a quick guide to making sure that you have everything you need to add a new organization profile to Grants.gov: a UEI, a SAM registration, and a Grants.gov account to which you want to associate the new organization.Continue reading How to Add a New Organization Profile on Grants.gov [Updated]
How to Create a Grants.gov Account and Link to a Login.gov Account
As of February 21, 2022, users must sign in to Grants.gov with Login.gov credentials. With the recent changes to the Grants.gov login process, many users may have questions about creating and linking a Grants.gov account with Login.gov. This blog post aims to address the new steps required to create a Grants.gov account and link it with a Login.gov account.
Continue reading How to Create a Grants.gov Account and Link to a Login.gov Account
How to Find an Applicant’s UEI Within Grants.gov
Note: This blog post was originally published September 14th, 2021 and updated on March 10th, 2022
Federal grant applicants who are registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) are assigned a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) that will phase out the nine-character Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) Number on April 4, 2022.Continue reading How to Find an Applicant’s UEI Within Grants.gov
How to Find the Grantor Contact Information on a Funding Opportunity
Sometimes applicants have questions about the specific requirements for a funding opportunity. For example, they might seek a clarification about what should be included in a budget narrative. Or they may have trouble accessing the full Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) electronically.
When questions like these arise, applicants should reach out to the Grantor Contact listed near the bottom of the Synopsis tab on the FOA (called the View Grant Opportunity page in Grants.gov).Continue reading How to Find the Grantor Contact Information on a Funding Opportunity
How to Get Help When Using the Grants.gov System
Grants.gov offers a wide range of help-focused resources – both for existing applicant users and for potential applicants new to Grants.gov.Continue reading How to Get Help When Using the Grants.gov System
Using the Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) in Grants.gov
Applicant users who have registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) are now seeing their Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) within Grants.gov.Continue reading Using the Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) in Grants.gov
How to Determine Eligibility for Federal Funding Opportunities
Determining your eligibility for federal grants is an important first step in the federal grant application process.
Funding opportunity eligibility requirements are defined by legislation and federal agency policies. To receive a grant, you must meet an opportunity’s eligibility requirements.
Here are some tips for finding federal funding opportunities for which you may be eligible:Continue reading How to Determine Eligibility for Federal Funding Opportunities