Applicant teams sometimes bring on outside contributors and consultants to assist with their federal grant application. Until recently, these outside users needed to create a Grants.gov account for every applicant organization they assist – meaning that some users had to juggle dozens of separate accounts.
However, in June, Grants.gov eliminated this burden. Now, a single user account can be associated with workspaces across multiple organizations.
Watch this video to learn more about the arrival of this much-requested feature:
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Today, Grants.gov supports a growing community of applicants, grantors, and others interested in learning more about federal grant eligibility.
Continue reading 4 Ways to Learn Grants with Grants.gov [Video]
New enhancements to Grants.gov are just around the corner. How will they improve the applicant experience?
The Release Notes for 15.4 provide an in-depth explanation of each enhancement. The two biggest changes relating to applicants are the arrival of online forms and the option to use a single username and password to access multiple profiles.
If you don’t have time to read the release notes, take 75 seconds to watching the following two videos explaining these major enhancements:
Continue reading Grants.gov Release 15.4: Top Enhancements for Applicants
With every Grants.gov release, our training videos and online user guide also get a refresh so that applicants always have the latest tutorials at their fingertips.
Release 15.3, in particular, brought significant updates to our Learning Workspace Video Series and our Quick Clicks Video Series, including updated screenshots, helpful reminders, and a design refresh.
Browse the following list of updated videos and bookmark this post, or the Grants.gov Applicant Tools and Tips page, so they’ll be at the ready when you’re preparing your next federal grant application:
Continue reading Grants.gov Training Videos Updated for Release 15.3
To improve our service to you, the grants community, we have added a Grant Events and Trainings page to the blog.
Bookmark the events page and check back periodically to find out about upcoming conferences, workshops, and other events.
In May of this year, we launched the Grants.gov Community Blog from scratch. Every week has brought new growth in article views and in blog subscribers. Many of you who are reading this post in your email have been with us from the beginning – thank you!
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The next time you search for federal grants on Grants.gov, check the Forecasted option under the Opportunity Status heading on the Search page. (See screenshot below.)
This will allow you to browse projected funding opportunities weeks or months before they are officially posted. The Forecast feature is a great way to get a head start on preparing your next application.
Continue reading Video: How to Locate Federal Grant Forecasts on Grants.gov