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About Grants Management

Policies and Procedures
(PDF Format)

Funding Search

Financial Forms & Schedules

Information and Resources

Useful Links


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Searching for Funding Opportunities

Writing Resources

U. S. State & Local Government Gateway to Federal Funding

Notice of Funding Available
The Department of Agriculture maintains an Internet site linked to announcements for funding opportunities published in the Federal Register, relating to programs that focus on rural areas.

Federal Register
The Federal Register announces the availability and deadlines for applying for Federal grant programs It includes proposed and final regulations, legal notices from the Federal agencies, presidential proclamations, executive orders, and other documents of interest to the public. Search the electronic version of the Federal Register to locate specific program announcements for those funding areas of interest.

Commerce Business Daily

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)
The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA profiles all Federal grant programs, including funding levels, criteria, and points of contacts for obtaining additional information and application forms. It also includes a helpful section on writing grant applications.

Complete, hard copy text of the Catalog, are available for reference in the government documents section of most major libraries and in the offices of State and local governments. There are various ways to obtain your copy of the Catalog:

Hard Copy: Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), Washington D.C. 20402 or call (202) 512-1800.

Electronic via Internet: GrantsNet "Program and Funding Availability" Menu.

Electronic via Database Search: Federal Assistance Programs Retrieval Program (FAPRS) U.s. General Services Administration or Call (202) 709-5126

Federal Departments

Department of Health & Human Services
The Dept. of Health and Human Services GrantsNet is a tool for finding and exchanging information about HHS and selected other Federal grant programs. It is part of the much-publicized national movement toward providing government resources to the general public in a more accessible and meaningful manner.

Department of Labor
DOL's Grants and Contract Information page.

Department of Education
The Grants and Contracts section of Education's web site.

Department of Transportation
Grant information & policy from DOT's Office of Acquisition and Grant Management.

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Funding opportunities for communities, businesses, and partnerships from HUD.

Economic Development Agency
Under the Department of Commerce, EDA provides grants to non-profit and local governments for projects that alleviate unemployment and underemployment in economically distressed areas.

Department of Justice
A service of the National Criminal Justice Reference Service, this page details grants sponsored by various agencies in the DOJ.

United States Department of Agriculture


Questions or Comments?  Contact us via Email: Michelle.fox@co.yakima.wa.us
or by phone (509)574-1089