In order to apply for a government grant, go through the following Government Grants Application Process/lifecycle:
FIRST, Search for opportunities
The process of searching for a funding opportunity on grants.gov is simple. Grants.gov publishes all Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA) from the US federal government into one database. To search for grants, visit grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html.
In fact, you can also Visit Addy and Mark under the small business grants section to check on some of the grants that you can consider applying for your business.
sECOND, Register for an account on grants.gov
Register an account with Grants.gov before applying for a funding opportunity. Whether you are an applicant for an organization or an individual applying for grants on your own, you only need to register one account on Grants.gov. The Grants.gov registration process can be completed in minutes. To learn more about the registration process, click on How to Register a Grants.gov Account
then, Prepare for an application package
Grant Forms contain copies of the federal forms currently used by awarding agencies to create grant application packages in Grants.gov, forms for post-award reporting, and forms that have been retired from the system. These include both government-wide and agency-specific forms.
FOLLOW BY Submitting the application package
For the grant submission process, follow this link for more information on how to submit a grant application form.
FIFTH, Monitor the status of the application
Equally important, you are responsible for tracking your application through Grants.gov to a visible application image in eRA Commons.
You will receive a series of Grants.gov and eRA Commons email notifications throughout the submission process. Email can be unreliable, so it is good practice to proactively track your application status in Grants.gov and eRA Commons. Track submission status in Grants.gov
AND FINALLY, Report status and spending progress back to the funding agency.
Grant management always starts and ends with financial responsibility. Draft Financial Statements on how you spend the grant funds and send them to the agency.
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