How do I Apply for the RFSP Grant?

When can I submit an application?

The 2020 RFSP Grant application period is closed. We anticipate the 2021 application period to open in early Spring.  Applications received after the due date will be subject to the AMS' - Policy on Late Applications (pdf).

What are the application requirements?

You can find the requirements for submitting an application in the most recently published Request for Applications. 

Is there anything else I need to apply?

You need to complete the following steps to apply for a grant:

  1. Apply for a DUNS number
  2. Register with System for Award Management (
  3. Register with

Please visit for additional tools, tips and training on how to apply for a grant.

Are there any resources that can help me write an application?

AMS hosts a webinar for applicants each year near the beginning of the application period. Information will be posted on this page as soon as it is available. The webinar will be recorded