Congressman Guthrie and his staff are available to answer grant related questions or provide a letter of support for your organization's grant application when appropriate. You will find a current list of available grants below.

Please direct any questions to Congressman Guthrie’s Director of Economic Development in his Hardin County Regional Office at (270) 438-6599.


Federal Agencies

Community Based Services

Funding Opportunities with the Department of Health and Human Services, seeking to connect faith-based and community organizations with current funding within HHS.  Additionally, it provides resources to assist faith-based and community organizations looking to partner with the Federal government.

Department of Agriculture USDA Rural Development

Rural Development announces the availability of money for many of its programs in the Federal Register, through a Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA). Each NOFA lists the application deadlines, eligibility requirements and places where you can get more help in applying for program dollars.

Department of Education

Answers to your questions about the discretionary grants process at ED

DoE's FY 2009-2010 Discretionary Grant Application Packages

Environmental Protection Agency

EPA's Office of Grants and Debarment (OGD) Grants Competition web site provides information about the Agency's Policy for Competition of Assistance Agreements. It also includes information on competitive grant opportunities available at EPA, including a list of open competitive grant opportunities, and information on past competitions.

Department of Health & Human Services

Get information about HHS grant programs, grant application processes, and grant management.

Department of Homeland Security

DHS enhances the ability of states, local and tribal jurisdictions, and other regional authorities in the preparation, prevention, and response to terrorist attacks and other disasters, by distributing grant funds. Localities can use grants for planning, equipment, training and exercise needs.

Department of Housing

HUD awards grants to organizations and groups for a variety of purposes. On this page, you can find information on HUD's grants office and funding announcements.

Department of Labor

Information on the DoL's contracting programs and grant programs.

Social Security

The Social Security Administration's Office of Acquisition and Grants (OAG) sponsors grant support for research and demonstration efforts involving the Old-Age Survivors and Disability Insurance program and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program.

Department of State

A/OPE/FA serves as the principal federal assistance advisor office to the Department of State - facilitate the management and interpretation of Department of State grants and ensure compliance with regulations, guidelines, policies and directives.

Department of State Student Housing

Find Information on hosting an international exchange student in your home. 

Department of State Organization Funding Opportunities

List of funding opportunities through the Department of State.

Department of Treasury

Information on grants, loans and other financial assistance.

Department of Commerce

Find grant information for DOC and organizations under DoC inclduing Economic Development Administration, International Trade Administration, Market Development Cooperator Program, Special American Business Internship Training Program, National Institute of Standards & Technology, National Telecommunications & Information Administration and National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

Department of Defense

The Department of Defense Grant and Agreement Regulations contain Department-wide policies and procedures for the award and administration of DoD grants and agreements.

DoD's Homeowner's Assistance Program

DOD is proud to offer the Homeowners Assistance Program (HAP) to eligible service members and federal civilian, including non-appropriated fund, employees.

Department of Energy

Information on funding and financing from DoE.

Department of Interior

Information on grants offered through DoI's office of Acquisition and Land Management.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services

The Fish and Wildlife Service administers a variety of natural resource assistance grants to governmental, public and private organizations, groups and individuals. Click on the link above for information about and applications for available grants.

Department of Justice

The Department offers funding opportunities to conduct research, to support law enforcement activities in state and local jurisdictions, to provide training and technical assistance, and to implement programs that improve the criminal justice system.

Department of Transportation

DoT annually funds approximately $32 billion in grants and cooperative agreements. Departmental grants are generally made to State and local governments, with a lesser amount going to Indian tribes, universities, and nonprofit organizations. These grants are normally used to assist these entities in the planning, design, and construction of transportation improvements (e.g., highway, transit, and airport improvements). A limited amount of funding is available for research and development projects.

Department of Veteran Affairs

Information on benefits offered through the Department of Veteran Affairs.

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency)

Assistance Apply for assistance through FEMA
Grants Full list of grants and assistance programs offered through FEMA

Small Business Administration

Whether you’re just starting a small business or expanding to take advantage of new opportunities, your business needs the right financing at the right time in order to succeed. 

National Endowment for the Arts

Guidelines and application forms for competitive funding categories, including Federal Partnerships. You can also sign up to receive email alerts when new information is posted on the site. 

National Endowment for the Humanities

Grant programs offered by NEH and application guidelines and deadlines

State Agencies

Department of Local Government

DLG has two offices that administer grant programs: The Office of Federal Grants and The Office of State Grants. Provides an overview of funding opportunities for the Office of Federal Grants and the Office of State Grants.

Kentucky Office of Homeland Security

Each year Kentucky is called on to compete with other states and urban areas to receive federal homeland security funding. The state provides the U.S. Department of Homeland Security with a comprehensive document that entails how homeland security funds will be used in Kentucky.

Kentucky Division of Emergency Management

Get information on grants offered through the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program, the Superfund Ammendments and Reauthorization Act Title III Program, the Search and Rescue Program, the Earthquake Program, and the Emergency Management Assistance Compact. 

Governor’s Office of Agriculture Policy

In addition to unique projects for state funds, county funds, or a combination of the two, click the link above to also find information on programs that are available for those interested in implementing these in their county or region.

Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

The ultimate goal of the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives grant program is to provide adequate and equitable library and information services for all Kentuckians. To that end, KDLA offers grants to libraries and local governments across the state to help them meet the needs of their customers.

Kentucky Department of Education

The Kentucky Department of Education administers a variety of state and federal grant programs through allocations and competitive process.  In addition, the Department works with private foundations to coordinate the distribution of private grant funds to schools and districts throughout the state.                                                                                       

Ky Department for Energy Development and Independence

Many tax incentives are available to consumers and businesses to help reduce energy consumption and to install renewable energy systems.  A comprehensive list is maintained by the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE), but links to more topic-specific information can be found through the above link.

Non-Government Agencies

The Foundation Center

A national nonprofit service organization recognized as the nation’s leading authority on organized philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust.

The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels

Grant applications and procedure guidelines.