The latest update to the Grants.gov app added a mobile submit feature, making it super-easy for users with Submit privileges to submit completed applications while away from a computer.
This new Submit feature joins the app’s Search and Share & Subscribe features, and now there is a new series of brief training videos to walk users through each core action.
Continue reading 3 New Training Videos to Help Users Get More Out of the Grants.gov Mobile App
The Grants.gov mobile app, which launched in 2018, recently reached 100,000 installs by users of iOS and Android devices.
A growing number of grant pros are using the official Grants.gov app to keep abreast of federal grant announcements. The app makes it easy to find federal grant opportunities, add grant deadlines to your calendar, and subscribe to be notified when changes are made to a grant listing.
The Grants.gov app was nominated for FedScoop’s Innovation of the Year award in 2018, and early reviews from the user base have been positive.
Continue reading Grants.gov Mobile App’s Install Base Now 100,000-Strong
As with many projects in life, it is best to begin your planning and writing as early as you can. When applying for federal grants, the OMB Uniform Guidance sets forth a 30 to 60 day range for federal funding opportunities to be open:
“(b) The Federal awarding agency must generally make all funding opportunities available for application for at least 60 calendar days. The Federal awarding agency may make a determination to have a less than 60 calendar day availability period but no funding opportunity should be available for less than 30 calendar days unless exigent circumstances require as determined by the Federal awarding agency head or delegate.” §200.203(b)
A reasonable follow-up question to this is what to do if you would like to begin working on a grant application more than two months in advance.
Continue reading Grant Writing Basics: How to Start Working on Future Funding Opportunities
With the new Grants.gov mobile app (on Google Play and Apple’s App Store), it is easier than ever to quickly search for, subscribe to, and share federal funding opportunities on the go.
Got a couple of minutes before your next meeting? Waiting in line for coffee?
Open the Grants.gov app & run a quick search for grants on the topic of your choice. You can even segment your search by funding provider.
Continue reading Search, Subscribe, and Share from the Grants.gov App
Now you can easily search for federal grant opportunities on your mobile device and setup different notifications—for new grants that meet your saved search criteria or changes to grants you are interested in. The official Grants.gov Mobile App is available for download today from Apple’s App Store or from Google Play.
Continue reading Download the Grants.gov Mobile App
In late April, Grants.gov will release a mobile app that gives applicants convenient access to search and notification tools when they are away from their desk. The app will be available on both the Google Play and iTunes app stores.
While you won’t be able to apply for a grant from within the app, you will be able to do the following: Continue reading Here’s a Sneak Peek at the Official Grants.gov Mobile App (Coming Soon)
It is now much easier to save and manage your searches for grant opportunities, thanks to Grants.gov’s latest release.
Simply log in, search, and save.
After naming your saved search, you will receive email notifications when new grants meeting your search criteria are posted. You can also review your saved searches at any time and edit or delete the records.
The video below highlights Grants.gov’s new saved search features, starting at 01:30. Continue reading Video: Grants.gov’s New Saved Search Management Features
We are just 10 days into November, and federal grant-making agencies have posted over 250 new funding opportunity announcements (FOA) on Grants.gov.
We all know winter is coming, so let’s find a nice FOA to cozy up with next to the fireplace.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: Sorting through the 250+ New Grants in November