Grant, Procurement & Funding Assistance

Although the amount of money available from the federal government for appropriation projects, grants, and loan programs has decreased in recent years, there are still many resources available. This page also has business development and federal procurement resources for businesses interested in federal markets for their products or services.

Grant, Procurement & Funding Resources

The Federal Government’s main web resource to find and apply for government grants. There are over 1,000 federal grant programs.

The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) 
The CFDA provides access to a database of all federal programs available to state and local governments, profit and non-profit organizations, groups and individuals.

Business Resources

The Small Business Administration
An excellent resource that may also be found under U.S. Government in your local telephone book. You may also call the SBA Answer Desk at1-800-U-ASK-SBA. (1-800-827-5722)

Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Centers
The Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center provides counseling, training, research and advocacy for new business ventures, existing small businesses and innovative technology companies.  The State Headquarters, located at Grand Valley State University, supports regional and satellite offices, each providing counseling and training to small business owners and entrepreneurs throughout the 83 counties in Michigan through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation can assist businesses expanding, relocating or just looking for help with its one-stop business service and wide array of economic developmenttools. 

Nonprofit Resources

Michigan State University Libraries Grants and Related Resources 
Links to helpful grant information.  
A network of links to government information and services for non-profits.

Federal Procurement

FedBizOpps is the single government point-of-entry for federal government procurement opportunities over $25,000.

Michigan Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs)
With offices located throughout Michigan, the Procurement Technical Assistance Centers of Michigan offer marketing, technical consulting and training to businesses in the state interested in obtaining federal, state and local government contracts.  The PTACs ensure a broad base of capable suppliers for the defense industry and other agencies.


Click here to view Senator Stabenow's Congressionally Directed Spending requests for fiscal year 2025.

Previous requests for fiscal year 2024 can be found here.

Previous requests for fiscal year 2023 can be found here.

Previous requests for fiscal year 2022 can be found here.