How do I Apply for the RFSP Grant?

When can I submit an application?

The FY 2024 RFSP grant application period closes on May 14, 2024. Applications received after the due date will be subject to the AMS’ Late Applications, Denials and/or Appeal Procedures (pdf).

What are the application requirements?

You can find the requirements for applying 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. Register with System for Award Management ( You must have an active account in order to apply. Registering in SAM is free, but it can take time so be sure to get register right away. If you are already registered with SAM, you do not need to do it again. You must ensure your registration remains active. 
  2. Register with You must create a account. You must know your Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) number to register. Once roles have been assigned and authorized, the Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) will be able to submit the application.

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

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