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About Us
The Grants Business Unit is an available resource to all County departments. Our primary goal is to provide grant administrative oversight to Gwinnett County departments and secure alternative revenue through funding from federal, state, and local grant agencies. We are tasked to research grant opportunities, provide technical assistance in grant writing, and administratively manage all federal grants awarded to the County.

Links to Gwinnett County Grant Programs
The Department of Financial Services administers specific HUD grant programs that can be reached through the links below.

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Program Descriptions

Housing Grant Programs Funded by HUD 

Other Funding Resources
Are you looking for other grant opportunities that are not listed above? Locating and researching grant funding at any level is a multifaceted process. You can find quick and easy access to a list of available grant programs at the links listed below:


  • The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance is an online database list of all Federal programs
  • is a searchable database source to find and apply for federal government grants
  • Federal Office of Management and Budget contains financial information on individual programs and the appropriation accounts for each federal agency
  • E-Gov links to websites that provide useful, timely, citizen-centered government information and services this tool makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web
  • Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents



  • Foundation Center is the most authoritative source of information on private philanthropy in the United States
  • Grant Gopher is a resource center of available grants for nonprofit organizations. It provides up-to-date information on some of the latest grant programs accepting applications

The county has approved grant awards for a variety of projects. Our office monitors and tracks assistance the county receives from various funding source. 

Do you have a grant project idea but are unclear how to begin the planning process? We are here to help. The Grants Business Unit offers input on draft grant applications and we provide useful tools for program development.

We Welcome Your Comments!
We are interested in hearing your ideas. If you are aware of a problem that could possibly be resolved through obtaining grant funds, please send us an e-mail at Let us know how we can best serve your area.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: What is the origin of the County's grants?

Answer: The County generally receives grants from federal or state government, foundations, and corporations.

Question: Why apply for grants?

Receiving a grant gives you the opportunity to carry out a specific project that might not be fundable using general fund money. This procedure also frees up general fund monies for other purposes, and allows the County to address additional community needs.

Question: Does Gwinnett County offer grant opportunities to individuals?

A majority of the grants the County receives are designated for departments to carry out a specific task. However, some funding from HUD is set aside specifically for eligible citizens in our Community Development Block Grant, Neighborhood Stabilization, and HOME programs..

Question: Can a person request grant funds to start or operate a for-profit business?

At the present time Gwinnett County does not provide grant funds to for-profit entities.