Mississippi Valley State University

July 27, 2016

Federal & State Agencies

Federal Agencies

There are a number of federal grant resources. The web site, www.Grants.gov, offers a listing of opportunities by agency and is a centralized site for downloading grant application packages for submission in the Grants.gov system. There are subscription listservs, open to anyone, which can be personalized to an individual's interests.

In addition, federal agencies post grant information and grant guidelines specific for grants they fund on their websites. Here is a partial listing of federal agencies that offer sponsored project opportunities:

·         National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)

·         National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)

·         National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

·         National Science Foundation

o    NSF Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PDF), October 2010 (effective January 18, 2011)

·         Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

·         U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)

o    USDA Current Research Information System (CRIS)

·         U.S. Department of Commerce

·         U.S. Department of Education (ED)

o   Grantmaking at ED

·         U.S. Department of Energy

·         U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

o    National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ø  NIH Grants Policy Statement (10/1/10)


·         U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)

·         U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service (NPS): History and Culture

·         U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)