Federal Government Grants Articles

Current information on everything relating to federal government grants and loans.
As kids across the country head back to the classroom, educators, parents, and students in need will find that there are number of federal grants available to ensure that the 2014 / 2015 school year is the most productive and enriching year yet.  Read more
It has been more than a decade since the shocking 9/11 attacks on the Twin Towers, and as Americans somberly remember one of the most devastating acts of terrorism in our country's history, it's important to also recall the sense of patriotism and American pride that flooded the national consciousness in the months and years that followed.  Read more
As the weather warms up, so does the population's appetite for fresh summer fruits and vegetables, which are certainly making a comeback along with the growing demand for local and organic fare.  Read more
In this current economy, many Americans are adapting to fewer jobs or fewer opportunities by expanding their education to make themselves more valuable in a competitive job marketplace, and the Federal Government has a number of opportunities for prospective or current students who want to take their higher education to the next level.   Read more
The winter of 2014 was rough on many regions of the country, with unprecedented blizzards, snowstorms, ice storms, and freezing temperatures affecting a number of areas that are normally not subjected to such harsh wintery conditions.  Read more
At first glance, constructing a grant proposal can seem like an insurmountable task, but with a bit of research beforehand, support and input from the appropriate channels, and a lot of organization throughout the process, virtually any individual or organization can construct a grant proposal that captures a potential grantor's attention.  Read more
As Hurricane Katrina, Superstorm Sandy, and Typhoon Haiyan have sadly shown, the effects of an unprecedented natural disaster are nothing short of devastating. For US residents affected by an unforeseen storm, hurricane, or other natural disaster, relief is available in the form of specialized federal grants and funds to provide much needed assistance when disaster victims need it the most. Residents and businesses located in a declared federal disaster site are advised to make sure they know the options available to ensure the process of getting back to normal is a slow-going but smooth transition.  Read more
Once you've identified the federal grant or grants that you are both qualified for and are interested in, it's time to begin the grant application process. A relatively easy venture with instructions and departmental staff to help along the way, new grant applicants will nevertheless have a leg up if they understand the overall procedure.  Read more
The thousands of federal grants that the government distributes are awarded individually to specific types of applicants, from state and local governments to small businesses and individuals. Before applying, a potential recipient should be familiar with the designated applicant types that can receive grant funds and loans, while also ensuring that the grants they are applying for are available for their category.  Read more
With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (aka "Obamacare"), there have been many changes and new additions to the federal grants provided by Department of Health and Humans Services. From funding to current and prospective students to new programs that address youth and elder care issues, these grants are available to a number of different recipients, including health care providers, community organizations, schools and universities, and even current medical school students.  Read more
The National Grant Conferences, for a time, garnered a bit of attention as a way for prospective grant applicants to get their foot in the door towards receiving low interest loans and full grants for potential projects.   Read more
The federal government shutdown affects potential grantees in varying ways, all dependent on the grantee's stage in the distribution process. Existing grants should see little to no changes to their funding in the immediate future, while new applicants will most likely be delayed until the shutdown has been resolved. Read on for details on specific grant applicants who may be affected, and other considerations to bear in mind.  Read more
In this first in a series of articles to demystify Federal and Government Grants, we define what Federal Grants are and the most common types of Grants that are available.  Read more

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