Business Grants Basics

Benefits of Small Business Grants

“Free” Doesn’t Mean Without Cost
There are Limited Options for Certain Circumstances

Many Grants are Only for Specific Types of Businesses and Owners

Small Business Innovation Research Program

Amber Grant

Cartier Women’s Initiative Award

First Nations Development Institutes

National Black MBA Association Scale-Up Pitch Challenge

The Minority Business Development Agency

You Can Find Grants in Surprising Places

FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

National Association for the Self-Employed

A Grant is Not Enough to Fund a Business Long Term
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Don’t Give Up on Applying for Grants

Grants are Supplement Not Support

Tips When Applying to Small Business Grants

1. Apply for the Right Grants

2. Study Requirements Carefully

3. Turn in All Required Documents