Federal Grants: Find and Fit


Applying for federal grants can be daunting. Between the broad and changing range of federal funding and making sure that what you do find is actually a good match for your organization, it’s easy to feel out of your depth. In this webinar, Julie Assel, GPC, will take you through the federal grant trends you need to know, the tools you need to use, and how to talk to your organization about the opportunities you find.

What You’ll Learn: 

  • The major trends in federal funding
  • How to research federal grants
  • How to track your research
  • How to read and understand a federal RFP
  • How to discuss the opportunities you find with your organization

Price: $25

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If you are seeking to learn more about federal grants, check out our on-demand training, Federal Grant Registration and Portals. All of our on-demand webinars are designed to deepen your knowledge of a variety of grant topics, processes, and strategies. Click here to learn more!


This training aligns with the Grant Professional Certification Institute’s Competencies and Skills and is approved for 1.0 Continuing Education Unit (CEU). Full participation in this training is also applicable for 1.0 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

GPC Competencies:

GPCI Competency 1:  Knowledge of how to research, identify, and match funding resources to meet specific needs

Skill 1: Identify major trends in public funding and public policy.
Skill 3: Identify methods of locating funding sources
Skill 5: Identify methods for maintaining, tracking, and updating information on potential funders
Skill 7: Determine best matches between funders and specific programs
Skill 8: Interpret grant application request for proposal (RFP) guidelines and requirements to accurately assess funder intent

Target Audience: Grant Professionals and anyone who wants to apply for a federal grant.

Level of Experience: Intermediate/Advanced

Length: 60 minutes

Presented By:  Julie Assel, GPC, President/CEO Assel Grant Services


Julie founded Assel Grant Services in 2007 and has over fifteen years of experience in grant writing, research, and management. She has written and reviewed numerous federal, foundation, corporation, and local grants focused on education, healthcare, STEM, mental health, substance abuse, homeless outreach, human services, and small business. She is a Grant Professional Association Approved Trainer, and currently serves as the President of the Grant Professionals Certification Institute’s board of directors. Julie has successfully secured over $144 million in grant funding over since 2003.