Entrepreneurs and small business owners often ask us, “Can I get a government grant to support my enterprise?”
Perhaps they have an idea for a new business. Or maybe they are looking for funding to help grow their business.
Awhile back, we published a short video about this topic, but the Small Business Administration has a more in-depth online resource for folks looking to finance a small business.
The free, self-paced online course Financing Options for Small Businesses addresses many of the questions we hear from entrepreneurs and small business owners.
Continue reading Resource: SBA’s Online Training Course on Financing a Small Business
As 2018 continues to zip by, let’s take a look back at the top 5 most read posts published this year on the Grants.gov Community Blog.
“The promise of “free money” to launch or grow a business is alluring. But, is there any truth to the idea?” – February 21, 2018
Continue reading Top 5 Blog Posts Halfway through 2018
We often hear from entrepreneurs and small business owners who are seeking federal grants to support their activities.
The promise of “free money” to launch or grow a business is alluring. But, is there any truth to the idea?
In the following video, we address this question and provide additional tips for entrepreneurs and small business owners looking for government funding.
Continue reading Video: Can I Get a Federal Grant for My Small Business?
Federal grant-making agencies continue to post new funding opportunities on Grants.gov. This week has brought over 60 new grants to the Search Grants tab in Grants.gov. Below are opportunities you should check out in the areas of agriculture, community development, reducing opioid addiction, and small business development.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: Federal Grants for Small Business, Community Development & More
This month, Grants.gov Workspace celebrates its first birthday. Consider this blog post your invitation to the (virtual) birthday party, which almost 4,000 organizations have already joined by applying with Workspace.
You can send birthday wishes on Twitter with the hashtag #HappyBirthdayWorkspace.
If you’re new to this blog, Workspace is Grants.gov’s next-generation application submission interface.
Continue reading Infographic: 5 Facts About Grants.gov Workspace on Its First Birthday
Let’s say you’re a small business owner looking to build out your enterprise. You’ve looked into loans from private lenders. You’ve spoken with investors. Recently, in a Google search, you stumbled across an article heralding the availability of government grants for small businesses.
You wonder: “Does the federal government really award money to people running small businesses?”
Continue reading Exploring Eligibility: Can Small Businesses Receive Federal Grants?
Each week, government agencies post new funding opportunities in the Search tab of Grants.gov, spanning areas from agriculture to social services, and many more in between.
Here’s 5 interesting federal grants posted this week you may be interested in:
Continue reading #FundingFriday: 5 Government Grants Posted this Week