Federal Grants & Contracts

Cover image for Vol. 39 Issue 2

Edited By: Kelly J. Sullivan

Online ISSN: 1949-3185


Federal Grants & Contracts is a bi-weekly newsletter that provides grant seekers with important and timely federal funding opportunities and news.

Aims and Scope

Federal Grants & Contract Weekly is the comprehensive bi-weekly round-up of education, health research and social service funding opportunities across all federal agencies. Covering relevant grant opportunities announced each week, providing information on upcoming grant initiatives and offering news on standing cyclical grant competitions, this is the one newsletter on federal grants that does the intensive research legwork for you. Culling through myriad channels of federal information and resources, Federal Grants & Contract Weekly gives you the time-saving specific information on scope, deadline, funds, eligibility and contact you need to start your application process quickly and effectively.

Grantseekers from all sectors will find Federal Grants & Contract Weekly a valuable resource and guide for accurate, adequate, actionable information on grants they need as well as important updates on the changing priorities and policies that can be obstacles to confident institutional planning. Features focusing on agency funding plans, award statistics, interim federal rules, grant winners and the mechanics of the grants process help you identify your best grant prospects for success. As a subscriber, you’ll have confidence that you are getting a clear and concise government-wide look at the most significant grant opportunities and related issues bi-weekly and learning about prospects you would have missed relying on specialty publications and sources.

Additionally, Federal Grants & Contract Weekly has the early word on contemplated and upcoming competitions and delivers the advance information on specific grant initiatives in the making, giving you the competitive edge over others. With the resources found in Federal Grants & Contract Weekly, you’ll be able to contact program staff, find collaborators and plan proposals—all before a promising opportunity is publically announced. Each issue also delivers the news and analysis you need to know about funding trends, grants-related policy, process and procedural changes, and legislative and political developments affecting the competitive funding environment.


Grantseekers in any institution seeking federal grants or contracts. The following provides a glimpse of the range of our subscribership:

  • Libraries
  • State universities
  • Universities
  • Colleges
  • Community colleges
  • National nonprofit/voluntary orgs
  • Healthcare systems
  • Public housing authorities
  • Large, small research firms
  • City hall
  • Grant writers/consultants
  • Public schools


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