Frequently Asked Questions



Q. I need help with a grant application beyond the grant guidelines. 

A. Applicants can either ask for GPLS staff assistance or contact the funding agency:

Q. I need help with my Dollar General Literacy grant application.

A. To setup your account to apply for the grant online:


Q. I would like my grant award to be added to the Funded Grants webpage or featured as a grant award story. How do I do submit that?

A. Please email the details to the LIFT Grants Help Desk. Staff will add the information to the Funded Grants webpage and forward the story to GPLS Communications for promotion. 

Federal Grants

Q. I would like to apply for federal grant. What should I do first?

A. There are three requirements for all federal grant applications. The first two take some time to complete so start them right away. The requirements are:

Mailing List

Q. How can I get notices of new grant opportunities/available grants?

A. To get emails from LIFT about available grants, please subscribe to the LIFT Grants mailing list. New grant opportunities can also be found on the Available Grants webpage.