Getting started The VITA Grant Opportunity can be found on Grants.gov by searching CFDA number 21.009 beginning May 1. In order to apply for the VITA Grant, all applicants must meet certain eligibility requirements. Refer to the eligibility requirements in the Publication 4671, VITA Grant Program Overview and Application InstructionsPDF. Things you will need Publication 4671, VITA Grant Program Overview and Application InstructionsPDF System for Award Management (SAM) Grants.gov Registration State review under Executive Order 12372 (if applicable) Applicants should contact their State Single Point of Contact (SPOC) to determine whether their application is subject to state intergovernmental review. Application download and submission Download the application by following system instructions on Grants.gov. Complete the application as directed in Publication 4671PDF. Submit the completed application and all required attachments through Grants.gov. All applications must be submitted through Grants.gov on or before May 31. Checklist The items indicated below should be included in the application. Please label the application components by the names indicated in the Publication 4671 before submission. Application for Federal Assistance (SF-424) Confirmation of Non-Profit Eligibility Narrative - Includes three sections: program section, civil rights section, and financial section Other Attachments - Includes attachments mentioned in the narrative sections Form 13978, Projected Operations VITA Grant Application Indirect Cost Rate Agreement (if applicable) Disclosure of Lobby Activities (SF LLL) (if applicable) Form 14355, Contact Information for VITA and TCE Grant Programs Notification of grant The Grant Program Office will notify applicants of their selection or non-selection of a grant award via email. Technical feedback is provided to non-selected applicants. Notification of award status is issued October 1st. Forms These forms are for information only. You must use the forms that are included in the application package downloaded from Grants.gov for submission. Application for Federal Assistance (SF-424) – This form is required for all grant applications. Form 13979-A, VITA Budget and Narrative Form 13978, Projected Operations VITA Grant ApplicationPDF Disclosure of Lobbying Activities (SF LLL). This form is only required if applicable. Form 14335, Contact Information for VITA and TCE GrantsPDF Important links Grants.gov – Online federal grant announcement and application system. 2 CFR 200, Title 2 Grants and Agreements – The Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR) is a currently updated version of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). It is not an official legal edition of the CFR. System for Award Management (SAM) – SAM is a free website that consolidates the capabilities found previously in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) and the Excluded Parties List System (EPLS). Organizations interested in applying for the VITA or TCE grants must maintain an active registration in SAM. It also contains information on organizations and individuals that are excluded from receiving federal funds. Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) – The Unique Entity Identifier is a 12-character alphanumeric ID assigned to an entity by SAM.gov. Back to VITA Grant Program Contact the VITA Grant Program at firstname.lastname@example.org.