Grant Application

Frequently Asked Questions

To support transparency in the competitive grants process, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) does not respond directly to individual questions.

More FAQs about the grant application process and grant review process are available from the ACF Office of Grants Management.

Submit questions to the OHS Grant Review Operations Center at, or call (toll-free) 888-242-0684 weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET.


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FAQs on Service Area Specific NOFOs

Note: NOFOs were previously called funding opportunity announcements (FOAs). Historic responses may reflect old terminology.