Helpful Grant Site Links

Last Published: 08/06/2018
The sites and systems listed below assist with grant lifecycle management.
  • Catalog for Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) - a government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities that provide assistance or benefits to the American public. It contains financial and nonfinancial assistance programs administered by departments and establishments of the Federal government.
  • - is your source to FIND and APPLY for federal grants. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for is a central storehouse for information on over 1,000 grant programs and provides access to approximately $500 billion in annual awards.
  • System for Award Management (SAM) -- The System for Award Management (SAM) is the Official U.S. Government system for management of grant and contract awards. Businesses and organizations must register on the site.  This tool is also used for reporting on service contracts.
  • Federal Audit Clearinghouse (FAC) – Operates on behalf of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and its primary purposes are: to disseminate audit information to Federal Agencies and the public, support OMB oversight and assessment of Federal award audit requirements, assist Federal cognizant and oversight agencies in obtaining data and reporting packages, to help auditors and auditees minimize the reporting burden of complying with 2 CFR Part 200.Subpart F audit requirements.   
  • FFATA Sub-Award Reporting System (FSRS) – FSRS is the reporting tool Federal prime awardees (i.e. prime contractors and prime grants recipients) use to capture and report subaward and executive compensation data regarding their first-tier subawards to meet the federal reporting requirements.
  • Automated Standard Application for Payments (ASAP) - The ASAP system is a secure, web-based electronic payment system which allows recipients to access their grant funds.  In order to create your ASAP account, and set up the Letter of Credit (LOC) by which award funds will be made available, an enrollment form is required to be submitted to FNS.  This form is only required if you do not already have an ASAP account established with FNS.
  • Food Programs Reporting System (FPRS) The  FPRS serves as the primary collection point for FNS program activity information and enables data reporting by FNS program participants (grantees).   Discretionary grant recipients as well as recipients of cooperative agreements are required to use this system to report grant data. 
  • Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS) – As a part of the Past Performance Information System (PPIRS), this site is an information system that contains specific info on the integrity and performance of covered Federal agency contractors and grantees. FAPIIS provides users access to integrity and performance information from the FAPIIS reporting module in the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS).
  • USASpending.Gov – This website was created to provide the public with information about how their tax dollars are spent.  Collecting data about the various types of contracts, grants, loans, and other types of spending in our government will provide a broader picture of the Federal spending processes, and will help to meet the need of greater transparency. The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act required the development of this site, which is managed by the General Services Administration (GSA).
  • Data.Gov – Created in 2009 and maintained by the Office of Management and Budget, this website’s purpose is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. The site is a repository for all the information the government collects. The site publishes to the public any data that is not private or restricted for national security reasons.