Personal Grants

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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Free Eye Exam Grants Provide Complimentary Vision Testing

Free Eye Exam Grants Provide Complimentary Vision Testing

Eye exams aren’t incredibly expensive, usually only costing between $50 and $100. But why pay for something when you can get it for free? And there are a surprising number of places to turn to get a free eye exam. If you are experiencing a problem with your vision, you shouldn’t let the cost of […]

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Free Dental Clinics Held in 30 States at Mission of Mercy Events

Free Dental Clinics Held in 30 States at Mission of Mercy Events

Around a third of the people living in the United States have no form of dental insurance. This is a pretty staggering statistic considering that we are talking about well over 100 million people. And even for the majority that do have dental insurance, there are plenty of dental procedures that are simply not covered […]

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How Grants for Children with Cancer Help Sick Kids

How Grants for Children with Cancer Help Sick Kids

As a parent, almost nothing worse could possibly happen to you than to find out your son or daughter has been diagnosed with a form of childhood cancer. It is one of the most difficult situations any family could face and its more prevalent than you might think. One in 330 kids is diagnosed with […]

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Can Relocation Grants Pay Your Moving Expenses?

Can Relocation Grants Pay Your Moving Expenses?

We received an email recently from a reader with a question about relocation grants. While looking into it for him, I came to the conclusion that the problem he was having was caused by simple confusion due to the rather broad term used to describe several different types of actual grants. What Jacob was looking […]

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Education Grants

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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Study Abroad Grants Give Overseas Education Opportunities

Study Abroad Grants Give Overseas Education Opportunities

One thing I never got a chance to do while I was in school was to study abroad. But there are a growing number of international opportunities for college students these days. With more grants and scholarships for overseas study being offered now more than ever before, the chance of pursuing an education while enjoying […]

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Left Handed Scholarships for Southpaw Students

Left Handed Scholarships for Southpaw Students

While looking into this odd scholarship opportunity, I encountered a bunch of blog entries that suggested that southpaws had numerous routes to education funding in the form of left-handed scholarships and grants. These blogs wrote of various athletic scholarships and even ascribed the Pell Grant as being an opportunity for left-handed students. And while it […]

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Scholarships for Short People? How Can You Apply?

Scholarships for Short People? How Can You Apply?

Billy Barty was an American film and television actor possibly best known for his performance in the movie Willow. He had a rare form of dwarfism called cartilage-hair hypoplasia that caused him to have an adult height of only 3 foot 9. During his life, Billy became a major activist for others with dwarfism. In […]

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Womens Grants

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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Grants for Women Writers Offer Publishing Prizes and Author Awards

Grants for Women Writers Offer Publishing Prizes and Author Awards

There are a number of places for women writers to turn for grants and to participate in writing competitions that offer small prizes. And while writing competitions usually only offer a $500 to $1,500 prize and the potential for publication, some writing grants for women we found were as large as $50,000. The sources for […]

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Medical Grants

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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Free Eye Exam Grants Provide Complimentary Vision Testing

Free Eye Exam Grants Provide Complimentary Vision Testing

Eye exams aren’t incredibly expensive, usually only costing between $50 and $100. But why pay for something when you can get it for free? And there are a surprising number of places to turn to get a free eye exam. If you are experiencing a problem with your vision, you shouldn’t let the cost of […]

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Free Dental Clinics Held in 30 States at Mission of Mercy Events

Free Dental Clinics Held in 30 States at Mission of Mercy Events

Around a third of the people living in the United States have no form of dental insurance. This is a pretty staggering statistic considering that we are talking about well over 100 million people. And even for the majority that do have dental insurance, there are plenty of dental procedures that are simply not covered […]

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How Grants for Children with Cancer Help Sick Kids

How Grants for Children with Cancer Help Sick Kids

As a parent, almost nothing worse could possibly happen to you than to find out your son or daughter has been diagnosed with a form of childhood cancer. It is one of the most difficult situations any family could face and its more prevalent than you might think. One in 330 kids is diagnosed with […]

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Pfizer Grants Provide Patient Assistance, Health Services and Research

Pfizer Grants Provide Patient Assistance, Health Services and Research

Most people probably don’t realize that the drug giant Pfizer got its start in the mid 19th century, when cousins Charles Pfizer and Charles Erhart borrowed a meager $2,500 from a family member to create a new company. Pfizer’s first product was an antiparasitic used to treat intestinal worms. 165 years later, the company is […]

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Grants By States

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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Louisiana Grants Fund Bayou Born Public Programs

Louisiana Grants Fund Bayou Born Public Programs

Louisiana receives federal funding for benefit programs through large formula grants and entitlements from Washington, DC. The state then adds a mix of state revenue to this grant money and provides a safety net of assistance programs to the citizens of Louisiana. The type of help available includes supplemental food support, energy assistance and affordable […]

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Colorado Grants Offer Government Assistance for Coloradans

Colorado Grants Offer Government Assistance for Coloradans

Like all states, Colorado receives funding from the Federal Government through formula grants that help the state offer a number of benefit programs to its neediest families. The help Coloradans can expect include assistance buying food, paying utility bills and providing health care for their children. In some cases, state residents can apply for and […]

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Non-Profit Grants

Examples of Block Grants and How They Fund Local Programs

Examples of Block Grants and How They Fund Local Programs

When searching for grants on the internet, I have no doubt that you have encountered the term block grants. In the world of grants, you’ll often run into terms like this one and they can be somewhat confusing. Having a better understanding of the types of grants that exist out there will help you in […]

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Community Development Block Grant Provides Local Funding

Community Development Block Grant Provides Local Funding

Since I started writing about grants for Grants Guys, one thing I have encountered over and over is bad information about several government grants on various blogs. This bad information usually runs from mildly misleading to patently false. The single biggest offender here seems to be the Community Development Block Grant or CDBG. But really let’s […]

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5 Animal Rescue Grants That Support Local Rescues

5 Animal Rescue Grants That Support Local Rescues

A few years back, my Mom retired from teaching and absolutely fell in love with rescuing dogs. She joined a volunteer rescue group that works with her local shelter to assist the staff in placing their animals through adoption. If your Facebook feed is inundated with pleas for help like mine now is then you […]

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Pfizer Grants Provide Patient Assistance, Health Services and Research

Pfizer Grants Provide Patient Assistance, Health Services and Research

Most people probably don’t realize that the drug giant Pfizer got its start in the mid 19th century, when cousins Charles Pfizer and Charles Erhart borrowed a meager $2,500 from a family member to create a new company. Pfizer’s first product was an antiparasitic used to treat intestinal worms. 165 years later, the company is […]

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Cancer Research Grants Fund the Fight to Cure Cancer

Cancer Research Grants Fund the Fight to Cure Cancer

A cancer diagnosis was once simply a death sentence but tremendous progress has been made in the fight against cancer over the last few decades. Much of what we now know about the disease and how to effectively treat it is the result of years of hard work accomplished by medical researchers. Cancer research grants […]

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