Discretionary Grants

Discretionary grants are awarded for which the federal or federal pass-through awarding agency may exercise judgment (discretion) in determining the recipient and/or the amount of the award and may be issued under a competitive application process.

Access a list of open funding opportunities along with detailed program solicitations and templates for use in application preparation.

Access a list of closed funding opportunities along with detailed program information to assist in the research of previously released solicitations for potential future applications.

Supplemental Grant Writing Materials

Nearly all grant applications require the submission of supplemental materials.  Below are templates designed to assist you in preparing documents to accompany grant applications for the current funding opportunities accessible above.

Registering to Submit a Grant

Documenting Priority Considerations

Uploading Attachments

Letters of Support, MOUs, and MOAs

Looking For More Resources?

Grants.gov is the centralized location for grant seekers to find and apply for discretionary federal funding opportunities.  The website includes information and tutorials on searching for opportunities and is also the mechanism to submit federal grant applications.  In addition to searching thousands of online opportunities, you may also register to receive alerts regarding newly released solicitations based on specific topics of interest.

Funding Opportunities

Below you will find all current and past funding opportunities. Use the search filters to help you find specific solicitations. Select a solicitation title to view details about the opportunity along with detailed program solicitations and templates.

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