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Finding Help for Applying for Grants

Grants.gov Customer Support
If help is needed with the Grants.gov registration process for the applicant organization, downloading or navigating Adobe forms or with the technical aspects of submitting to the Grants.gov system, check the Grants.gov Web site.

Grants.gov help can also be found at:

  • Grants.gov customer support
    Toll Free: 1-800-518-4726
    Local Phone Number: 1-606-545-5035 (For applicants that are unable to use the toll free number)
    Business Hours: M-F 7:00 am to 9 pm Eastern Standard Time
    Email: support@grants.gov


NIFA Forms Help
If after reviewing the NIFA Grants.gov Application Guide, Resources for Applying Electronically, and program Request for Applications (RFA), help is still needed for preparing application forms, contact:

  • Email: electronic@nifa.usda.gov
  • Phone: 202-401-5048
  • Business hours are M-F, 7:00 am to 5 pm ET, excluding Federal holidays.

NIFA Program Related Help
Questions about a specific funding program should be directed to the contact person listed in the program’s Request for Applications (RFA).


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