Grants.gov is your source to FIND and APPLY for federal grants. Learn more about Grants.gov and determine if you are eligible for grant opportunities offered on this site – www.grants.gov . Grants.gov does not provide personal financial assistance. To learn where you may find personal help, check Government Benefits, Student Loans and Small Business Start-up Loans. The United States Government does not require payment, of any kind, to receive federal grants. System for Award Management (SAM) – a federal government database where federal grant and contract recipients MUST register – is required to apply for and receive grants. For additional information visit Grants.gov and www.SAM.gov