Grant Fraud Prevention
Resources for Preventing Grant Scams and Fraud
The following links will connect you to tips and information about protecting yourself – and the government – from grant-related fraud and scams:
Federal Trade Commission (FTC): Government Grant Scams
This FTC webpage focuses on the many ways scammers might attempt to use the promise of "free federal grants" to lure you into giving out valuable information.
Report Grant Scams to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission
You can report grant scams (or any other type of scam) to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
Better Business Bureau "Scam Stopper"
This website collects information on the latest scams surfacing across the country, including overpayment and fake check scams, emergency scams, phishing scams and home improvement scams.
Fraud.org - Government Grants
Fraud.org is a project of the National Consumers League (NCL), a nonprofit advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C. This webpage contains tips for avoiding scams related to so-called "government grants."