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U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Department of Commerce

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has a broad mandate to promote job creation, economic growth, sustainable development, and improved standards of living. It has crosscutting responsibilities in the areas of trade, technology, entrepreneurship, economic development, environmental stewardship and statistical research and analysis. DOC also houses the Census Bureau, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Funding Opportunities

DOC funding opportunities
The Department of Commerce promotes job creation and economic growth by ensuring fair and secure trade, providing the data necessary to support commerce, and fostering innovation by setting standards and conducting foundational research and development. This webpage provides information on grant opportunities and contract opportunities.

NOAA funding opportunities
The Office of Education supports formal, informal and non-formal education projects and programs through competitively awarded grants and cooperative agreements to a variety of educational institutions and organizations in the United States.

Selected Programs and Initiatives

Clearinghouses and Technical Assistance