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.

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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.

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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).

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How to Apply for a Federal Funding Opportunity on Grants.gov

First-time applicants can understandably feel daunted by the task of applying for a federal funding opportunity on Grants.gov. Here, we explain, at a high level, the key steps in the application process, providing a roadmap that will help applicants feel more confident about the journey ahead.

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How to Add a New Organization Profile on Grants.gov

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.

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What Is the Difference Between Grants.gov and Benefits.gov?

This blog post was first published in 2017 and updated on April 1, 2020.

Grants.gov regularly receives a significant amount of queries from users hoping to apply for personal financial assistance from the federal government. These individuals might be looking for home repair grants or forms of disability assistance.

Others are unfortunately driven to Grants.gov by scam artists posing as agents of Grants.gov (or some made-up variant) who promise “free government grants” in exchange for monthly fees or gift cards.

What is the difference between Grants.gov and Benefits.gov?

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Federal Funding Spotlight – Ten of the Most Viewed FOAs of 2019

Every month, hundreds of federal funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) are published on Grants.gov. The programs represented range widely across categories like space science, healthcare, law enforcement, job training, human rights, climate change and much, much more.

In this post, we highlight ten of the most-viewed funding opportunity announcements from 2019. (Note: Some of these opportunities have already closed and are no longer accepting applications.)

Federal Funding Spotlight

These ten FOAs are reflective of the vast array of opportunities published on Grants.gov every week. If you’d like to keep up with the funding opportunity announcements posted on Grants.gov, you can create saved searches for each area of interest. You will be notified when an opportunity matching your interest is published.

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Federal Funding Spotlight: Open Opportunities in Science and Technology

This week’s edition of Federal Funding Spotlight contains a curated list of open opportunities in the fields of science and technology, including opportunities from the National Science Foundation, NASA, the Department of Defense and the Department of Commerce.

Click here for a list of the latest funding opportunity announcements published on Grants.gov.

Federal Funding Spotlight

Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (HBCU-RISE)

  • National Science Foundation | Current Closing Date for Applications: December 6, 2019
  • The Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) program provides support to enhance the research capabilities of minority-serving institutions (MSI) through the establishment of centers that effectively integrate education and research.

 

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