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==== Where to Look for Small Business Grants ==== ==== Where to Look for Small Business Grants ====
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 +It gets frustrating, doesn’t it? You do a search for Grants for Business and you’re bombarded
 +with people who want to give you a loan, and of course all of them are just “amazing.” But if you could get a loan you probably wouldn’t be searching for grants. And if you need a loan, you’d be better off checking out our advice in Business Loans — there really are some good ones there.  But if you’re in a relatively rural area — meaning somewhere where there are 50,000 or fewer in the population — you might want to take a look at at the USDA;s Rural Business Enterprise Grant, or RBEG Program. Now oddly, when you go to their site, on the landing page in bold letters part way down the left side it explains that this isn’t a grant for businesses or individuals. We get that it is not for individuals, but it does indicate right off that those eligible to apply include private nonprofits corporations that operate in rural areas. And they will only award grants if it looks they will enable new private businesses that will employ no more than fifty employees and will have gross revenues projected to be less than one million dollars. So if that describes your business it’s worth looking into…
**State Level Grants**: As we mention about so many of our topics about grants it is wise always to look for leads and potential awards on your state's websites. Most if not all states want to encourage and promote business to stimulate their economy and to provide jobs. They often do so by offering special grants with specific goals. One such program is North Carolina's IDEA Foundation. This is a private foundation that provides grants to support new businesses with the potential for high growth. They started in 2006 and became a private organization in 2015.  They also expanded their goals to include not just giving grants to young companies in the tech field but also to leverage partnerships across the state to support new business ecosystems. In 2016 they established the Ecosystem Partner Grant Program and awarded $1.25 milliton to ten groups that can have a positive impact on many North Carolina entrepreneurs. **State Level Grants**: As we mention about so many of our topics about grants it is wise always to look for leads and potential awards on your state's websites. Most if not all states want to encourage and promote business to stimulate their economy and to provide jobs. They often do so by offering special grants with specific goals. One such program is North Carolina's IDEA Foundation. This is a private foundation that provides grants to support new businesses with the potential for high growth. They started in 2006 and became a private organization in 2015.  They also expanded their goals to include not just giving grants to young companies in the tech field but also to leverage partnerships across the state to support new business ecosystems. In 2016 they established the Ecosystem Partner Grant Program and awarded $1.25 milliton to ten groups that can have a positive impact on many North Carolina entrepreneurs.
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