Guide to Grants

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Grant Writing Tips & Resources

Grants are awarded to the City of St. Petersburg from external entities that support public projects, and are dispensed to the City directly or passed through another entity such as the state or other governmental and non-state entities. Accounting properly for grant expenditures and providing program documentation and evaluation is critical to the renewal of City grant awards and continued success in obtaining funding. 

Call for Grant Writers

Grant Writing Tips

In an effort to make grants more accessible to everyone who might benefit from them, the following resources can help guide first time grant writers, and reinforce best practices for more practiced grant writers. 

Federal Grant Proposal Guidance & Assistance

Non-Profit Grant Proposal Guidance & Assistance

Other Grant Resources

  • is the source to find and apply for federal government grants. is a central storehouse for information on over 1,000 grant programs and access to approximately $400 billion in annual awards from the 26 federal agencies.

  • provides the public with easy, one-stop access to all online U.S. Federal Government resources.

  • Federal Government Contracting Regulations is the home toFederal Acquisition Regulations (FARS) and other federal contracting opportunities and regulations.

  • The National Grants Partnership (NGP) was established in 2004 to bring together government and non-government individuals with an interest in improving the grants process in the United States. The NGP provides stakeholders a forum for discussion and research on grants administration issues.

  • National Grants Management Association (NGMA) connects professionals in the grants field to improve and unify the Federal grants delivery process by bringing together the professionals involved in this process so that they may learn from each other.

  • National Contract Management Association (NCMA) exists to enable the workforce to grow professionally, assess individual and organizational competency against professional standards, establish values, develop best practices, and provide access to skilled individuals, enabling enterprises to improve their buyer-seller relationships.