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Federal Grant Forms
Applications for federal funds require the submission of standard forms, which have been developed or approved by the Office of
Management and Budget (OMB).
The following standard forms are the most common federal forms required by OMB's grants management
circulars that will be encountered when preparing applications directly to federal agencies, although some federal agencies
have specialized forms that have been approved by OMB. These standard forms can be downloaded in PDF format by clicking on the
The Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issues and maintains documents called Circulars. OMB Circulars are
administrative policy documents that give instruction to Federal agencies on a variety of topics, including the administration
of Federal grants and cooperative agreements.
Individuals who administer grant funded project or programs should be aware of
the relevant OMB Circulars and familiarize themselves with their contents. The OMB Circulars relevant to local government can
be found by clicking on the links below.
Grant Writing Resources
There are a variety of grant writing resources on the Internet that can provide guidance to the novice grant writer. Be mindful
that the quality of advice varies greatly from one source to another. Use internet grant resources with some degree of caution.
The links below are just a few of the many resources.