The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance number is a five-digit number assigned by the federal government to its programs, services, activities, grants and projects providing financial assistance or benefit to the public. The first two digits represent the funding agency; the second three digits designate the grant, program or project.Continue Reading
The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance is the only source for CFDA numbers. This catalog also includes assigned numbers for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
When writing for a grant or other federal assistance, the FederalReporting.gov website validates CFDA numbers. All CFDA applications must contain relevant information and answers to questions requested by the funding agencies. If a Recovery Act-funded program does not have a valid CFDA number, the application for reimbursement or funding is rejected.Learn more about Social Services
Federal income guidelines are rules established by the federal government to determine eligibility for federal and state assistance programs. Family size is paired with income to determine eligibility for housing, food and medical assistance.Full Answer >
Renters can apply for rent assistance grants through agencies such as the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program, state assistance programs or federal subsidized housing programs, notes HUD. They can also seek charitable grants through church charities, the Salvation Army, Society of Sr. Vincent De Paul, Modest Needs or local charities in their area.Full Answer >
Some programs for people with disabilities include government-sponsored cash benefits, housing vouchers, and home energy and utility assistance grants. Private companies also offer disabled customers special programs and discounts, including access to low-cost technology and discount prescription drugs.Full Answer >
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