Personal Grants

Federal Grants for Education and What They Fund

Federal Grants for Education and What They Fund

Most federal grants for education are provided via a block grant process to the organizations and institutions that then go on to assign individual funding to deserving college students. So there is no need to consult Grants.gov or call your congressman to apply for one of these grants. In fact, students seeking federal assistance with their […]

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What is FAFSA and When Should You Apply?

What is FAFSA and When Should You Apply?

What is FAFSA and what do you need to know about it if you’re planning on attending college in the coming year? FAFSA is one of those awesome acronyms that the government likes to use that stands for the “free application for federal student aid.” Back in my day, we had to fill that sucker out by hand with […]

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How to Get Grants for Laptops for College Students

How to Get Grants for Laptops for College Students

If you’re packing your bags and heading to college next summer then I have no doubt that high atop your list of the things you’ll need is new a computer or laptop to help complete class projects and papers. A student laptop was anything but common back in my day with the shuffling back and forth […]

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A Northern Idaho Grant for Free Firewood

A Northern Idaho Grant for Free Firewood

Very rarely do I post Grants on a local business or service since our site visitors come from all over the country and around the world. Typically, we like to cover grants that are available around the entire United States or at the very least in a region of the country or large metro area. It […]

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Get up to $5,775 a Year to Attend College with the Pell Grant

Get up to $5,775 a Year to Attend College with the Pell Grant

Originally called the Basic Educational Opportunity Grant, the Pell Grant has existed in some form since congress first passed the Higher Education Act in 1965. Today, it provides educational grants to some 5.4 million full-time and part-time students annually. The Pell Grant Program is by far the largest student grant program in the United States. […]

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Medical Grants

Premature Infant Scholarships and Grants Offered for NICU Nursing

Premature Infant Scholarships and Grants Offered for NICU Nursing

As a kid, I remember seeing those cardboard cutouts for the March of Dimes but I really never knew what the organization did with the money that they raised. I just recall seeing all the dimes and thinking about how many Star Wars action figures I thought I could buy with them. Almost everywhere you went […]

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Free Dental Work A Solution To A Growing Problem

Free Dental Work A Solution To A Growing Problem

Grants Guys is currently working with the Wildflower Clinic to help sponsor 1 person every quarter with denture funds. I was happy to talk with Caroline Volk who is the Wildflower Outreach Nurse/Healthy Lifestyles Coordinator. Caroline reached out to me to express how some of their patients were in need of funds for dentures. The Wildflower is […]

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U.S. Corporate Grants Supporting Healthcare and Charities

U.S. Corporate Grants Supporting Healthcare and Charities

Nowadays there are many Corporate Grants that companies can take advantage of, however, the most admirable ones are that of the Corporate Grants that are awarded by Gilead. This company aims to discover, develop and commercialize new innovative medicines. To reach this goal they also award several Corporate Grants to healthcare organizations and charities. The […]

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Head Start Grant Gives Low-Income Families New Opportunities

Head Start Grant Gives Low-Income Families New Opportunities

Last month we covered the vast amount of grants for families with low-income. Today I wanted to talk about the Head Start Grant which has been around since 1965 and is still going strong. This grant was originally an eight-week summer program, organized by a pediatrician and psychology professor of the Johns Hopkins University and […]

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Breast Cancer Financial Assistance Offered by 10 Grant Programs

Breast Cancer Financial Assistance Offered by 10 Grant Programs

Back in October, we took a look at grants that fund the fight against breast cancer as part of our contribution to Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This included some coverage of breast cancer grants that help patients struggling with the cost of treatment and the valuable role that grants play in funding breast cancer research grants. […]

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Womens Grants

Head Start Grant Gives Low-Income Families New Opportunities

Head Start Grant Gives Low-Income Families New Opportunities

Last month we covered the vast amount of grants for families with low-income. Today I wanted to talk about the Head Start Grant which has been around since 1965 and is still going strong. This grant was originally an eight-week summer program, organized by a pediatrician and psychology professor of the Johns Hopkins University and […]

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Grants for Single Mothers are Here to Help

Grants for Single Mothers are Here to Help

So, you’re a single mother. You are far from alone. Almost 30% of children in America are currently being raised in a home with only one parent. Making ends meet is twice as tough when you go it alone. And your children shouldn’t have to suffer a single ounce because you are their only breadwinner. […]

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Oprah Winfrey Grants Offer Educational Opportunity

Oprah Winfrey Grants Offer Educational Opportunity

Oprah Winfrey started the Angel Network back in 1998 allowing her numerous television viewers to donate to charitable causes handpicked by Oprah herself. Her contribution included covering all operating expenses of the public charity, which allowed 100% of viewer donations to be put to work through grants. Over the years, $80 million poured in through […]

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Breast Cancer Financial Assistance Offered by 10 Grant Programs

Breast Cancer Financial Assistance Offered by 10 Grant Programs

Back in October, we took a look at grants that fund the fight against breast cancer as part of our contribution to Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This included some coverage of breast cancer grants that help patients struggling with the cost of treatment and the valuable role that grants play in funding breast cancer research grants. […]

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SBA Grants for Women Fund Female Friendly Programs

SBA Grants for Women Fund Female Friendly Programs

The SBA or Small Business Association is an agency of the federal government designed to help entrepreneurs start their own small businesses. One major misconception about the SBA is that it offers small business grants. It does not. Business grants are fairly rare and when they are offered they generally come from non-profit organizations founded […]

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Education Grants

The Charley Wootan Grant Administers Education Assistance

The Charley Wootan Grant Administers Education Assistance

TG is a non-profit corporation located in the Austin, TX area dedicated to advising incoming college students and their families with the decision making they need to accomplish concerning school funding. While it continues to collect on almost 75 Billion dollars it issued under the Federal Family Education Loan Program, TG no longer originates student loans. The federal […]

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Premature Infant Scholarships and Grants Offered for NICU Nursing

Premature Infant Scholarships and Grants Offered for NICU Nursing

As a kid, I remember seeing those cardboard cutouts for the March of Dimes but I really never knew what the organization did with the money that they raised. I just recall seeing all the dimes and thinking about how many Star Wars action figures I thought I could buy with them. Almost everywhere you went […]

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Federal Grants for Education and What They Fund

Federal Grants for Education and What They Fund

Most federal grants for education are provided via a block grant process to the organizations and institutions that then go on to assign individual funding to deserving college students. So there is no need to consult Grants.gov or call your congressman to apply for one of these grants. In fact, students seeking federal assistance with their […]

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What is FAFSA and When Should You Apply?

What is FAFSA and When Should You Apply?

What is FAFSA and what do you need to know about it if you’re planning on attending college in the coming year? FAFSA is one of those awesome acronyms that the government likes to use that stands for the “free application for federal student aid.” Back in my day, we had to fill that sucker out by hand with […]

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How to Get Grants for Laptops for College Students

How to Get Grants for Laptops for College Students

If you’re packing your bags and heading to college next summer then I have no doubt that high atop your list of the things you’ll need is new a computer or laptop to help complete class projects and papers. A student laptop was anything but common back in my day with the shuffling back and forth […]

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Grants By States

A Northern Idaho Grant for Free Firewood

A Northern Idaho Grant for Free Firewood

Very rarely do I post Grants on a local business or service since our site visitors come from all over the country and around the world. Typically, we like to cover grants that are available around the entire United States or at the very least in a region of the country or large metro area. It […]

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New Library Construction Grants Increasing Education Levels in Minnesota

New Library Construction Grants Increasing Education Levels in Minnesota

Education is extremely important to society and The Department of Education in Minnesota is obviously very much aware of this. They started an admirable program to fund existing and future libraries in the area. The Minnesota Department of Education offers a Library Construction Grant to their communities and is meant to build, renovate and improve […]

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Wisconsin Grants Provide Badger State Public Assistance Programs

Wisconsin Grants Provide Badger State Public Assistance Programs

Wisconsin receives federal funding through government grants and adds to this a mix of state revenue to provide programs that support the state’s neediest residents. The help these programs offer include funding to purchase food, health insurance and utilities. In several cases, the state even offers temporary cash assistance to those trying to become more […]

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Minnesota Grants Support North Star State Programs

Minnesota Grants Support North Star State Programs

Minnesota receives funding from federal grants to assist the state in paying for entitlements and benefits for its residents. It pairs this with state revenue and provides a rather large safety net of support for low-income individuals and families. The assistance Minnesotans can expect to receive includes food, health care and help paying for heating […]

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South Carolina Grants Provide Palmetto State Support

South Carolina Grants Provide Palmetto State Support

South Carolina receives grants from the Federal Government to support various entitlements and benefits programs. It adds state revenue to this funding, offering a safety net of support to its neediest residents. The type of assistance involved includes help buying food, purchasing health insurance and even paying for utilities and home weatherization. In several cases, […]

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Non-Profit Grants

Beekeeping Grants Support an Important Industry

Beekeeping Grants Support an Important Industry

Beekeeping is becoming a very important industry. With the Colony Collapse Disorder killing billions of bees a year, there is a desperate need to provide apiaries with the money they need to practice beekeeping. In order to start an apiary, money is needed and the government has several grants in place to help make sure […]

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New Library Construction Grants Increasing Education Levels in Minnesota

New Library Construction Grants Increasing Education Levels in Minnesota

Education is extremely important to society and The Department of Education in Minnesota is obviously very much aware of this. They started an admirable program to fund existing and future libraries in the area. The Minnesota Department of Education offers a Library Construction Grant to their communities and is meant to build, renovate and improve […]

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U.S. Corporate Grants Supporting Healthcare and Charities

U.S. Corporate Grants Supporting Healthcare and Charities

Nowadays there are many Corporate Grants that companies can take advantage of, however, the most admirable ones are that of the Corporate Grants that are awarded by Gilead. This company aims to discover, develop and commercialize new innovative medicines. To reach this goal they also award several Corporate Grants to healthcare organizations and charities. The […]

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Program Development Grants Increasing Projects and Activities for Non-Profit Organizations

Program Development Grants Increasing Projects and Activities for Non-Profit Organizations

The Program Development Grant is pretty popular among charities, simply because this type of grant provides funds for all types of projects and activities. Since a charity does not have its own source of income and relies mainly on donations, this type of grant can really make a difference to them. The Program Development Grant […]

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Magnet Schools Assistance Grants Creating Unity in U.S. Education

Magnet Schools Assistance Grants Creating Unity in U.S. Education

The Magnet Schools Assistance Grants were implemented by the Federal Government of the United States. These grants fund the so-called Magnet Schools, who are operating according to a federally approved desegregation plan. The purpose of the plan is to prevent the isolation of minority groups in elementary and secondary schools in the United States. To […]

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