Grants.gov FY2016 Annual Report Highlights

Last year brought a lot of changes and enhancements to the Grants.gov program, and you can find detailed information and statistics in the Grants.gov Annual Report for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016.

If you don’t have time to read through the full report, here are a few key highlights from FY16:

Annual Report Highlights

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Video: How to Locate Federal Grant Forecasts on Grants.gov

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.)

Forecasted opportunities

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.

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#FundingFriday: 5 New Federal Grants for Non-Profit Organizations Working in the Humanities, Cultural Preservation & More

This week, we’re highlighting new and recent federal grant opportunities for which non-profit organizations are eligible.

These grants come from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of State (DOS), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), and the Department of the Interior (DOI).

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1. HHS – Service Area Competition

This HHS announcement solicits applications for the Health Center Program’s Service Area Competition (SAC). The Health Center Program supports patient-directed public and private nonprofit organizations that provide primary and preventive health care services to the Nation’s medically underserved. The purpose of the SAC funding opportunity is to ensure continued access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services for communities and vulnerable populations.

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System Update: Grants.gov Release 15.2 Highlights Include New Grant Forecasts

Updated June 19, 2016: Grants.gov launched Release 15.2. The biggest addition coming to the system with this release is the grant forecast. The grant forecast is a projection by the grant-making agency of a funding opportunity that is likely to come later in the year.

Grants.gov Release 15.2 IconGrant forecasts benefit both grantors and applicants:

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