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Finding funding sources is often one of the most time-consuming aspects of seeking competitively awarded grants. This post presents links to sources of Federal grants from selected Federal grant-making agencies and offices. An earlier post surveyed several of these agencies and offices. Later posts will survey others.


Links were live at the time of research; if one proves inactive — and it does not automatically redirect users to a live link — simply reduce the link back to its domain name (e.g., and review that website for a new link.


Among the agencies and offices of the United States government that offer competitively awarded grants are:



US Department of Education (USDE):

    •    Institute of Education Sciences (IES):

    •    Office of Educational Technology (OET):

    •    Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE):

    •    Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA):

    •    Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII):

    •    Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE):

    •    Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE):



US Department of Energy (DOE):

    •    Advanced Research Projects Agency- Energy (ARPA-E):

    •    Office of Science:



Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):

    •    National Center for Environmental Research (NCER):


Health and Human Services:

US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS):

    •    Administration for Children and Families (ACF):

    •    Administration on Aging (AA):

    •    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ):

    •    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

    •    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS):

    •    Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA):

    •    National Institutes of Health (NIH):

    •    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA):



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