Workspace: Fast, Easy to Use, and Secure

For years, applicants have applied for federal grants by submitting a package of PDF forms.

But on Dec. 31, 2017, will officially retire the legacy PDF package as a method to apply for a federal grant. Why? There’s now a fast, easy, and secure alternative to apply for federal grants called Workspace. Workspace is an online environment optimized for applicants who are collaborating on an application.

Forms can either be completed online within a web browser or downloaded individually and uploaded to Workspace.

Applicants who have already made the switch say Workspace is saving them time and making the application process easier.

Browse our YouTube channel today and plan to use Workspace when applying for your next federal grant.

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55 thoughts on “ Workspace: Fast, Easy to Use, and Secure

  1. Hi I have been unemployed for a few months now and get a job at all side Windows & Siding but I got sick and I was there 5 weeks and they fired me I even had a doctor’s I called off everyday and he still fired me but since then I work another job not much I’m staying Here There and Everywhere my car blew up I really do need financial help I am trying to get my GED right now I’d like to deliver mobile home that way I would have a place to go I wouldn’t have to pay for my I’m hoping to get a job but it’s kind of hard in the situation that I’m in I would really appreciate if you would take this on to consideration and please help me thank you


  2. Need money to pay bills. I’m on a fixed income and it gets harder and harder to keep up the quality of life I’m used to have


    1. Hi Stacy, please go to and complete the Benefits Finder tool to see if you are eligible for federal financial assistance. You should also check with your state and local governments to see if they have additional assistance programs.


  3. Hi my name is Sister Mary Ann Bell, our ministry is in need of help paying our enormous energy bills. Could you please direct me to the grant for non profit for outreach programs.


  4. Hi my name is Elizabeth I have been dealing with mental illness for many years most recently my three year old son was murdered by an ex boyfriend both my Mother And my Brother have passed away. And my stepfather, and my Best friend. And have pancreatitis as well. I have also had to pick up and move to be safe as I am a victim of domestic abuse. I am dealing with PTSD and severe trust issues. Trying to go to Grace Bible College and give back to the community. Would like to find help to stay where I currently reside. First time I have felt safe in a very long time.

    Please reply with any direction possible
    Thank you


    1. Please call your local police to report crimes and seek assistance. You should also seek out social services from your local government services and nonprofits. You may also complete the Benefits Finder tool on to see if you are eligible for federal assistance:


  5. I’m looking for a government owned home hud section 8 I need a Application and a voucher I’m on disability and cant pay bills and rent low income please send me Application so I can get a home they don’t take all my disability money I have two children teenager and one about to be a teenager


  6. Do grant applicants need to take any action to use Workspace, like create a new User ID/PW, or will the application space just be updated next time we apply for a grant? Thank you.


  7. I am looking for a government grant to start my cafe. It will be a small cafe. I live in Eden NC and my cafe will be different for this area.


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