OpenGrants versus Grants.govCody Hanson2022-03-31T15:04:36+00:00
OpenGrants vs. Grants.gov
What’s the difference?
What’s the difference between OpenGrants and Grants.gov?
Grants.gov is a website run by the U.S. federal government. It houses information on ~1,000 grant programs and acts as a grant submission tool for federal agencies.
OpenGrants is both a grant search engine and an expert marketplace. It has 5,000+ grant listings, including all of Grants.gov, plus state, local, private, and international grants.
How should you use OpenGrants and Grants.gov?
Start your search on OpenGrants to find all relevant grants, not just those from Grants.gov. OpenGrants links to original sources, so you’ll still end up at Grants.gov if that’s where the grant originated.
If you want help, use OpenGrants to find and hire an experienced professional. Working with a pro will typically improve your chances of winning by 3x.
When you’re ready to submit your application for a federal grant, you’ll be required to do so on Grants.gov.