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The requirement that you must pay to find and apply for grants or other types of aid always sets off alarms for us. Yes there are many grants and agencies and sources of funds for those who qualify. And yes it can be overwhelming. But you simply don't need to pay to have someone point you to information that is freely and easily available. Plenty of sites do that and more for free. The requirement that you must pay to find and apply for grants or other types of aid always sets off alarms for us. Yes there are many grants and agencies and sources of funds for those who qualify. And yes it can be overwhelming. But you simply don't need to pay to have someone point you to information that is freely and easily available. Plenty of sites do that and more for free.
-**Note**: See our March 2017 Update Above regarding this section+**Note**: See our March 2017 Update Above regarding this section  
- +(We did not initially pay the fee to see what sort of information and assistance America's Got Funding actually provides but we have since.) Our assessment of what little we could see of the site itself certainly did not make us feel confident about giving them any personal or financial information. These doubts were confirmed when we read their review from the Better Business Bureau and when we tried to find positive reviews of users either through online search or social media. These findings are summarized below:
-We have not paid the fee to see what sort of information and assistance America's Got Funding actually provides. Our assessment of what little we could see of the site itself certainly did not make us feel confident about giving them any personal or financial information. These doubts were confirmed when we read their review  +
-from the Better Business Bureau and when we tried to find positive reviews from users either through online search or social media. These findings are summarized below:+
===Site Presentation=== ===Site Presentation===
-  * The site looks very encouraging with rows of icons representing different kinds of grants and funding that are availble. Frustratingly, clicking any of these items took us only to the site's Registration form rather than to any more detailed information.+  * The site looks very encouraging with many rows of icons representing different kinds of grants and funding that are available. Frustratingly, clicking any of these items took us only to the site's Registration form rather than to any more detailed information.
  * Major newspapers and headlines are featured on the right as if they are testimonials for America's Got Funding. In fact they are simply headlines about different types of grants, with no specific dates. While they may be interesting, they offer no identifiable  support for the site's trustworthiness.   * Major newspapers and headlines are featured on the right as if they are testimonials for America's Got Funding. In fact they are simply headlines about different types of grants, with no specific dates. While they may be interesting, they offer no identifiable  support for the site's trustworthiness.
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would not take adventage of them. We did not find any Facebook page for this company and no Google +1 currently appears on their site to allow readers to share comments or to reflect positive experience with a thumbs up. would not take adventage of them. We did not find any Facebook page for this company and no Google +1 currently appears on their site to allow readers to share comments or to reflect positive experience with a thumbs up.
-To conclude we would strongly caution you to avoid the America's Got Funding website. Check out our article on [[:top_ten_things_you_should_know_about_grants|the top ten things you should know about grants]] (for free) and you'll be ahead of the game!+**Update August 2019** 
 +To conclude we would strongly caution you to avoid the America's Got Funding website. Check out our article on [[:top_ten_things_you_should_know_about_grants|the top ten things you should know about grants]] (for free) and you'll be ahead of the game! In fact, there are so many articles here that you will find useful we can't list them all -- but at the bottom of every page on this site - below the white part - is a Site Index. Click on that for a complete list of our articles and we're sure you will find more than a few very intriguing. And they're free regularly updated.
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