Formerly the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA). Assistance listings are detailed public descriptions of federal programs that provide grants, loans, scholarships, insurance, and other types of assistance awards. You may browse assistance listings across all government agencies to learn about potential funding sources.
ED offers three kinds of grants: 1. discretionary grants awarded using a competitive process; 2.
student loans or grants to help students attend college; 3. formula grants use formulas determined by Congress and have no application process.