Training Resources and Videos for Grants.gov

Whether you need a high-level introduction to the Grants.gov application process, or you are looking for a step-by-step explanation of a particular Applicant task, we encourage you to consult the resources on this page.

For more context and general information about the federal grants lifecycle, visit the Grants 101 section under the Learn Grants tab.

Featured Video

[WEBINAR] Getting Started with Grants.gov Workspace: Become a Workspace Wizard

Updated on October 12, 2017
Workspace is Grants.gov's shared, online environment to collaboratively complete and submit federal grant applications. With the Legacy PDF application retiring on December 31, 2017, Grants.gov provided this free webinar to help applicants get started using Workspace.

Introduction to Grants.gov Video Series

The Introduction to Grants.gov Video Series covers the complete Grants.gov application process, from registering and creating a Grants.gov account to finding funding opportunities and completing an application package.

  • How to Register with Grants.gov
    Updated on Nov 20, 2017
    Learn how to create a Grants.gov account so you can subscribe to funding opportunity notifications and apply for federal grants using Grants.gov Workspace. This video also explains how to associate a DUNS number with an applicant account. (Note: This is an optional step).
  • Intro to Grants.gov User Roles
    Updated on Dec 11, 2017
    Learn about applicant user roles within the Grants.gov system and how these roles impact the application process.
  • How to Search for a Federal Grant on Grants.gov
    Updated on Nov 20, 2017
    Learn about Grants.gov's powerful search engine, which allows users to find and apply for federal grants in a variety of ways. This video also shows how registered users can subscribe to opportunity notifications generated from saved search criteria.
  • What's in a Grant Opportunity on Grants.gov?
    Updated on Dec 11, 2017
    Learn about the information that is included with every posting of a federal grant opportunity on Grants.gov.
  • Intro to Applying on Grants.gov
    Updated on Dec 11, 2017
    Learn how easy it is to apply for a federal grant using Grants.gov Workspace. This video serves as an introduction to the apply process.

Learning Workspace Video Series for Organization Applicants

The Learning Workspace Video Series for Organization Applicants provides step-by-step instructions for key actions within a Grants.gov workspace, including creating a workspace, adding participants, and completing forms.

  • Introducing Grants.gov Workspace Functionality
    Updated on June 19, 2017
    Grants.gov Workspace is a shared, online environment where members of the same organization may simultaneously access and edit different forms within an application. This video highlights the general workflow necessary to submit an application through workspace.
  • User Roles & Access Levels in Workspace
    Updated on June 19, 2017
    This video provides organization applicants with an overview of the key roles and access levels that contribute to the Grants.gov workspace workflow.
  • How to Create a Grants.gov Workspace
    Updated on June 19, 2017
    This video explains how an applicant with the Manage Workspace role can create a workspace for a specific funding opportunity.
  • How to Add Participants to a Grants.gov Workspace
    Updated on June 19, 2017
    This video explains the process of adding users, or Participants, to a workspace so that multiple organization applicants can complete individual package forms.
  • Completing Forms in a Workspace on Grants.gov
    Updated on June 19, 2017
    This video explains how workspace forms may be downloaded, filled-out, and uploaded as part of the Grants.gov workspace workflow.
  • How to Submit an Application in Grants.gov Workspace
    Updated on June 19, 2017
    This video outlines the process of finalizing a completed application in workspace and submitting it to the grant-making federal agency.

Quick Clicks Video Series for Grants.gov Workspace Users (Organization Applicants)

The Quick Clicks Video Series for Grants.gov Workspace Users features short videos that walk organization applicants through important tasks relating to Grants.gov's workspace functionality.

  • How Do I Add Participants Who Are Outside My Organization?
    Updated on June 19, 2017
    This video in the Quick Clicks series explains how users of Grants.gov's Workspace can add participants who are not part of their own organization.
  • How Do Workspace Owners Manage Access to Subforms?
    Updated on June 19, 2017
    This video in the Quick Clicks series explains how Workspace Owners can manage access to sub-award forms.
  • How Do I Limit Access to Budget Forms?
    Updated on June 19, 2017
    This video in the Quick Clicks series explains how access to budget forms can be limited within Grants.gov Workspace.
  • How Do I Access Application Webforms in a Workspace?
    Updated on June 19, 2017
    This video in the Quick Clicks series explains how applicants can access webforms in a Grants.gov workspace.
  • How Do I Preview Forms in a Federal Grant Application?
    Updated on Mar 1, 2017
    This video in the Quick Clicks series explains how applicants can preview the forms in a federal grant application before downloading an application package or registering with Grantrs.gov.
  • How Do I Combine My Grants.gov Accounts?
    Updated on Mar 1, 2017
    This video in the Quick Clicks series explains how applicants can combine their Grants.gov accounts into a single account with multiple profiles.
  • How Do I Find Federal Grant Forecasts?
    Updated on Oct 26, 2016
    This video in the Quick Clicks series explains how applicants can locate federal grant forecasts on Grants.gov.
  • How Do I Know If I Can Use Workspace?
    Updated on Oct 14, 2016
    This video in the Quick Clicks series explains how applicants can determine if an application package is compatible with Grants.gov's workspace functionality.
  • How Do I Reuse Forms in a Workspace?
    Updated on June 19, 2017
    This video in the Quick Clicks series explains how applicants can save time by reusing forms across multiple workspaces set up by the same organization.
  • How Do I Reopen a Workspace?
    Updated on June 19, 2017
    This video in the Quick Clicks series explains how to reopen a Grants.gov workspace after an application has been submitted.
  • How Do I Reassign Ownership of a Workspace?
    Updated on June 19, 2017
    This video in the Quick Clicks series explains how ownership of a Grants.gov workspace can be reassigned to another workspace Participant.
  • Why Should I Lock Forms in a Workspace?
    Updated on June 19, 2017
    This video in the Quick Clicks series highlights the importance of locking forms in order to protect applicants' ongoing work in a Grants.gov workspace.
  • How Do I Find Online Help Articles?
    Updated on Oct 26, 2016
    This video in the Quick Clicks series explains how users of Grants.gov's workspace functionality can access context-sensitive help articles.
  • How Do I View the Grantor Image of My Application?
    Updated on Oct 13, 2016
    This video in the Quick Clicks series introduces the feature in Grants.gov Workspace that allows applicants to view their application just as the grant-making agency will view it.
  • How Do I Preview Grantor Validations?
    Updated on Oct 13, 2016
    This video in the Quick Clicks series introduces the feature in Grants.gov Workspace that allows applicants to check their application against validations in the grant-making agency's system.

Help: Online User Guide

Find registration, search, and application instructions for all users in the Grants.gov Online User Guide.


For detailed applicant information, review the Applicants section of the online user guide.

Applicant Overview

 

Grants.gov Applicant Overview Training Presentation - Everything you need to know about navigating Grants.gov as an Applicant.


Grants.gov Presentation Request Form          - If you would like to request brochures or a complimentary Grants.gov presentation on the Find and Apply process, please fill out this form and submit it to support@grants.gov.

 

For a step-by-step guide to organization applicant registration, check out the Grants.gov Organization Applicant Registration pages.

SAM Quick Start Guide

The SAM Quick Start Guide For New Grantee Registration located on SAM.gov, as well as the SAM Video Tutorial for New Applicants Click to View Exit Disclaimer, are tools created by the General Services Administration to assist those registering with the System for Award Management (SAM).

 

If you have questions or concerns about your SAM registration, please contact the Federal Support desk at https://www.fsd.gov.

 

Help: Support Center

Contact the Grants.gov Support Center to get help from a representative.


Email us at support@grants.gov or visit our Support page.