Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA)
A Program Announcement/Funding Opportunity Announcement provides information about the funding requirements for recipients of cooperative agreement funding.
State, territorial, and local education and health agencies, as well as national nongovernmental organizations are currently funded by CDC's Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) under Funded Opportunity Announcement PS13-1308: Promoting Adolescent Health Through School-Based HIV/STD Prevention and School-Based Surveillance [pdf 771K] (August 1, 2013 – July 31, 2018).
Applying for Federal Grants
Grants.gov is the federal government's online application system. It provides one central portal where organizations and individuals can electronically find and apply for more than $500 billion in federal grants. Grants.gov is the access point for more than 1,000 grant programs offered by the federal agencies that make grants.
Grants.gov also provides basic information about federal grants.
For more information on applying for grants through Grants.gov, see Apply for Grants. This is a multistep process and requires at least two weeks to complete. Registration must be completed before you can apply.
Preparing a Grant Proposal
Appalachian Regional Commission outlines five steps in the proposal writing process and provides links to other relevant Web sites
Tips on Writing a Grant Proposal
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) lists tips on writing a grant proposal and guidance for creating a grant budget