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=====How To Get A Grant===== =====How To Get A Grant=====
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 +If you are a nonprofit organization, a small business, or a scientist you might first want to check out the [[domain_discuss:grants.gov|government site about all available grants]]. Check out that link to get some good tips about how to use the site. It can be a bit overwhelming but if you know what you're doing you can get some really good information pretty quickly. The site is regularly updated and you can search at any time according to keywords and you can filter your results so you only see those grant opportunities for which you are likely to be eligible. Don't waste your time on grants you're not eligible for! And remember -- there are lots of other ways to find grants and we describe them here:
===Money For School=== ===Money For School===
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If you are intimidated by many of these resources because you do not have a traditional banking relationship (or just don’t like banks), or you are hesitant because you don’t have a lot of business education or experience, take a look at [[microfinancing_opportunities|Microfinancing Opportunities]]. These lenders specialize in support for people with low incomes but high energy and determination to start and grow a business. If you are intimidated by many of these resources because you do not have a traditional banking relationship (or just don’t like banks), or you are hesitant because you don’t have a lot of business education or experience, take a look at [[microfinancing_opportunities|Microfinancing Opportunities]]. These lenders specialize in support for people with low incomes but high energy and determination to start and grow a business.
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 +===Money For Fire Departments===
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 +Fire Departments are usually funded by the local community's budget. But that's not always enough to provide top quality training and obtain the best equipment and other technology to maximize the effectiveness of the departments fire fighters. Fortunately there is additional funding available both from the government and from private organizations. Check out the latest in [[fire_department_grants|Fire Department Grants]].
===Money For A Home=== ===Money For A Home===
Whether you are looking to buy a house (for the first time or not) or to find a decent and affordable rental there are also lots of programs to help you. There’s a good overview in [[home_grants|Home Grants]] that covers home purchases and rentals as well as paying for or getting grants  or other assistance to cover [[grants_for_home_repair|home repairs]] and [[home_improvement_grants|home improvements]]. And if you already own a home and you’d like to get some cash out of it don’t forget that the HARP program is still out there and is an incredibly good deal if you qualify. They’ve made it a lot easier to qualify and you usually don’t even need an appraisal on your home so if you’ve been turned down before this could be the time try again. Discover more in [[assistance_for_harp_program_eligibility|Assistance for HARP Eligibility]]. Whether you are looking to buy a house (for the first time or not) or to find a decent and affordable rental there are also lots of programs to help you. There’s a good overview in [[home_grants|Home Grants]] that covers home purchases and rentals as well as paying for or getting grants  or other assistance to cover [[grants_for_home_repair|home repairs]] and [[home_improvement_grants|home improvements]]. And if you already own a home and you’d like to get some cash out of it don’t forget that the HARP program is still out there and is an incredibly good deal if you qualify. They’ve made it a lot easier to qualify and you usually don’t even need an appraisal on your home so if you’ve been turned down before this could be the time try again. Discover more in [[assistance_for_harp_program_eligibility|Assistance for HARP Eligibility]].
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 +Some states still offer land grants -- offers of free property in exchange for moving to a specific town and building a home. Of course the locations are typically pretty rural and not heavily populated -- but that could appeal to a lot of folks. So if you've had it with the busy urban lifestyle with sky high housing costs you might want to check out what's available in [[land_grants|Land Grants]].
===Money For Personal Needs=== ===Money For Personal Needs===
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