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Grants & Foundations: Federal Agencies

Federal Agencies

The federal government offers a number of grants to nonprofit organizations, including communities and educational organizations. Although ads for free government money are common, the federal government offers grants to individuals only for very specific and limited purposes. To find out about federal assistance for small business, see the Small Business Administration website at serves two functions. It is a searchable database of grants currently available from federal agencies and it is the required system for making federal grant applications.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
The CDFA is the searchable database of all federal grant programs.

Federal Register
The Federal Register gives daily updates on newly proposed and approved federal grants.

Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub)
RHIhub is an information portal to funding programs that provide health and human services to rural residents.

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