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Grant Alerts
 

 Federal Grant Alerts

 
 

 Past Federal Grant Alerts

 
 

 Past Federal Grant Alerts & Briefs

 
  
  
  
2008-09-15 Emergency Operations Interoperable Communication Grant.pdf
  
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2008-01-02 Federal Grant Alert.pdf
  
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2007-12-19 Federal Grant Alert.pdf
  
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2007-12-12 Federal Grant Alert.pdf
  
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2007-12-06 Federal Grant Alert.pdf
  
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2007-11-29 Federal Grant Alert.pdf
  
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2007-11-08 Federal Grant Alert.pdf
  
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 Grant Alert Overview

 

What is a Grant Alert?

Grants are not benefits or entitlements. A federal grant is an award of financial assistance from a federal agency to a recipient to carry out a public purpose of support or stimulation authorized by a law of the United States. Federal grants are not federal assistance or loans to individuals.

A federal grant may not used to acquire property or services for the federal government's direct benefit. The 26 federal agencies offer over 1,000 grant programs annually in various categories. 

Grants.gov was established as a governmental resource named the E-Grants Initiative, part of the President's 2002 Fiscal Year Management Agenda to improve government services to the public.

The concept has its origins in the Federal Financial Assistance Management Improvement Act of 1999, also known as Public Law 106-107. Public Law 106-107 has since sunset and is now known as the Grants Policy Committee (GPC). For more information on the Grants Policy Committee, click here.

Today, Grants.gov is a central storehouse for information on over 1,000 grant programs and provides access to approximately $400 billion in annual awards.