Government Grants

Where Can I Find Government Grants? 


Government Assistance Almanac. by Robert J. Dumouchel

An annual publication listing all 1,796 federal financial and other domestic programs covering: grants and loans; personal payments, benefits and subsidies; fellowships, scholarships and traineeships; complaint investigation; sales and donations of federal property; over 4,000 addresses and phone numbers for program headquarters and field offices; agency index.

Recommended Websites 

The majority of government grants are awarded to eligible nonprofit or business organizations and not to individuals.
Government grants nearly always have stiff reporting requirements. 

City of Syracuse 

Onondaga County

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance 
This is the official federal document that describes all grant and loan programs in the U.S. The website includes a search engine. 
Search by agency, category, or browse the available grant opportunities. 

Grants Action News 
RFPs from NYS and Federal agencies and a list of grant writing courses and seminars.   

Focuses on access to the Department of Health and Human Service's hundreds of funding opportunities plus links to other government grants. 

Institute of Museum and Library Services 
Supports all areas of the arts and humanities.

National Endowment for the Arts
Details the federal NEA grant programs, application guidelines, news, legislation and NEA's partnerships with other agencies.

National Endowment for the Humanities
A Federal agency that funds learning and research projects in history, literature, philosophy, and other areas of the humanities.

New York State Council on the Arts
Describes the various grant programs that are funded by the agency to provide "support for activities of nonprofit arts and cultural organizations." 
Detailed information about stimulus funding, specific state projects and more.
A government web site that provides the public with easy, one-stop access to all online U.S. federal government resources, including government benefits and grants information.