Help with Federal Grants

Thousands of federal grants are available for companies and non-profits alike. Below you will find links that will be useful in researching grant opportunities, writing grant applications and other grant assistance.

The district offices are here to assist you, please do not hesitate to call Corpus Christi at (361) 884-2222 or Victoria at (361) 894-6446.

Developing and Writing Grant Proposals (CFDA)
Provides information on writing Federal grant proposal, including basic components of a proposal, initial proposal development and information on guidelines and literature.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)
A government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities which provide assistance or benefits to the American public. It contains financial and non-financial assistance programs administered by departments and establishments of the Federal government.


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Catalogue of Federal Domestic Expenses
AThe online Federal Funding Report is a weekly compilation of items published in the Federal Register which affect Federal Domestic Assistance Programs.

The Federal Register
The Federal Register is the official daily publication for Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive Orders and other Presidential Documents.

Today’s Federal Register and Archives
Today’s Federal Register, gives current day’s grants announcements, department and agency announcements of grant application review meetings, grant awards, deadlines, requests for comments on agency procedures, new rule reminders, and special events.
A listing of sites that are recommended sources of information for researching grants, procurement, and other resources on the Internet.

Federal Agency Contacts by State
Much of the federal grant budget moves to the states through formula and block grants — state, regional, and local Federal offices often handle grants applications and funds disbursement. Each Federal agency has its own procedures – if the CFDA program description refers to a state or regional information contact as listed in Appendix IV, constituents/applicants should contact the federal department or agency office listed here before applying for funding to obtain the most up-to-date information.

Business and Nonprofit Gateway
A network of links to Federal government information services.

U.S. State and Local Gateway
Web site developed to give state and local governments easy access to Federal government information. Includes Federal partnership programs links for states, city management, counties, legislatures, governors, cities, and mayors.

Resources For Nonprofits
Internet-related tools and resources for your nonprofit organization.

Foundation Finder
Search by name for address and basic information (including links to IRS filings and foundation websites) for more than 61,000 private and community foundations in the U.S.