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Looking for Free Money? Many terms are used for money: grants, aid, assistance, microfinancing, and more. Free money for assistance is called aid. Learn more about Free Money and Small Grants.
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Update: Obama's Stimulus Funding: As of June 30, 2011, over $61 billion remains to be awarded for “Contracts, Grants and Loans” from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009! Learn more on our Grants for Business page or at Recovery.gov.
Attention All Students: The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is your ticket to free financial aid from the government. Students can receive thousands of dollars to pay for classes, books, and more! Learn more about Scholarship Information and Scholarship Contests.
Federal Aid: Grants are not the same as federal aid. If you are seeking federal assistance because you are in a difficult financial situation, please visit our section on Federal Aid. And check U. S. Government Grant Department to see what federal agencies actually provide grants. If your need is more urgent, see our article called I Need Help.
Microfinance: Are you having trouble breaking into the sometimes intimidating world of grants? If you are an individual or small business wth financial need, then you may benefit from Microfinancing In The United States.
Grants in Texas: Here's a guide to multiple resources for identifying Texas grants. These include assistance for college that goes beyond maximum federal grants, grants in the humanities and state grants in a wide range of areas.
Find out fast by taking our Quick-6 Pell Grant Quiz! Pell Grants are need-based awards for education that you never need to pay back. It costs nothing to apply for a Pell Grant so don't be fooled by scams. Take our quiz to find out if you are eligible and learn how to apply for free.
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As part of our ongoing community development, we've recently added an interivew. Read the Q&A With John McGhee About Getting Grants.
A grant is an award of money or other assistance that does not have to be paid back (hence the term: free money). There are grants for business, grants for education, grants for research, grants for non-profits, grants for artists, and more. Those who give grants are typically government entities, businesses, private foundations or trusts. Those applying for grants include non-profit organziations, educational institutions, and individuals as well as government entities.
For an overview of government grants, see Federal Grants. If you are an individual looking for help because you are having financial difficulties you should check out Federal Assistance in the United States.
Applying for a grant is a process and typically involves an application. Filling out this application is known as Grant Writing (also referred to as proposals or submissions). Learn how to win the grant by reading: Writing a Good Grant Proposal.
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Government Grants To Purchase A Home - You’ve heard the promises—are they for real? There are plenty of sites that want you to believe that for a “small” fee, they can help you find any kind of funding you might need — complete with a guarant... Read More
Qualify for a Pell Grant - Are you eligible for a Pell Grant? Pell Grants are need-based awards of government money for education. They are different from government student loans because they are essentially free money: you never have to repay them! ... Read More
Pell Grants - Pell Grants (formerly called Basic Educational Opportunity Grants (BEOGs)) are an increasing source of funding for college students. According to recent (March 2011) testimony on the Pell Grant Program by Under Secretary Martha Kanter befo... Read More