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States receive grants from the federal government and distribute funds according to their intended use. As an example, a major announcement late in 2016 concerns new grants totaling almost $1 billion which will go to fight the opioid crisis in the U.S. This is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Opioid Initiative that started in 2015. States had to apply for the funds by a specific date so it’s clearly important -- whether you are an individual or a state -- to stay on top of government announcements about grant opportunities. Our [[domain_discuss:grants.gov|review of grants.gov]] provides clear instructions for using and searching that website. States receive grants from the federal government and distribute funds according to their intended use. As an example, a major announcement late in 2016 concerns new grants totaling almost $1 billion which will go to fight the opioid crisis in the U.S. This is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Opioid Initiative that started in 2015. States had to apply for the funds by a specific date so it’s clearly important -- whether you are an individual or a state -- to stay on top of government announcements about grant opportunities. Our [[domain_discuss:grants.gov|review of grants.gov]] provides clear instructions for using and searching that website.
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 +**Update August 2019**
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 +First, always check out the recent updates that are summarized at the bottom of each page on this website. We are constantly making updates and adding new information that could help your search. Some articles you might not have noticed include topics that could be of great interest. These include [[land_grants|Land Grants]] (yes, the do still exist, but you need to know where to find them…) ,[[government_grants_to_purchase_a_home|Government Grants to Purchase a Home]] and even [[grants_for_felons|Grants for Felons]].
 +Another alternative to grants you might want to consider is Crowdfunding. Once used mainly for business and art projects  it’s now used  for a number of different personal needs, like financing a home or paying medical bills.
**News February 2019** **News February 2019**
Recent Updates

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