HUD awards grants to organizations and groups for a variety of purposes. To participate in the HUD grants program, you need to be registered with Grants.gov.
Below is an update regarding the compatibility of Adobe Reader DC with Grants.gov:
ISSUE: The latest major version of Adobe Reader (Adobe Reader DC) has been deemed incompatible with Grants.gov. The applicant may experience issues when viewing forms and performing some of the form actions, such as attaching files and saving forms. This issue is specific to all Adobe Reader DC versions.
- Uninstall Adobe Reader DC.
- Go to https://get.adobe.com/reader/otherversions/.
- Select the Operating System, then select the language, and select Reader 11.0.10.
- Download installation file and install.
- Applicant should be able to successfully complete their application without issue.
Grants.gov has escalated the issue with Adobe to provide a resolution and will provide an update once a new version of Adobe Reader DC has been deemed compatible with Grants.gov.
Below are direct links to the Grants.gov website where the WebEx presentations can be viewed:
- For Applicants
- For Grantors
- For E-Biz POCs
- Grants.gov - Is an interagency web site that lists all Federal grant programs. The Grants.gov Contact Center is operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at (800) 518-4726. The center is closed on Federal Holidays. Phone: (800) 518-4726.
- Data Universal Numbers System (DUNS) - A DUNS number is a unique nine character identification number.
- System for Award Management (SAM) Users - System for Award Management (SAM) is the primary registrant database for the U.S. Federal Government. SAM collects, validates, stores, and disseminates data in support of agency acquisition missions, including federal agency contract and assistance awards.
- Conducting Business in Accordance with Core Values and Ethical Standards (Code of Conduct). Applicants subject to 24 CFR parts 84 or 85 (most nonprofit organizations and state, local, and Indian tribal governments or government agencies or instrumentalities that receive federal awards of financial assistance) are required to develop and maintain a written code of conduct (see 24 CFR 84.42 and 85.36(b)(3)).
- Conforming Changes to Applicant Submission Requirements Comments - interim rule revises HUD regulations to reference the new government-wide Federal Financial Report (FFR), approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
- Sustainable Communities Comments
- Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Guidance - find guidance on E-Government, Streamlining Activities Under P.L. 106-107, Grants.gov formerly eGrants, HUD Final Information Quality Guidelines, and Grants Management Line of Business.