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Grants 101

The Bottom Line

  • Give yourself sufficient time to get registered in the appropriate online system and to obtain the VIN, if required, and DUNS and budget numbers early.
  • Familiarize yourself with the solicitation requirements and make sure that you are eligible well before the application submission deadline.
Date Created: January 21, 2020