Kipp is the Contributing Editor for Grantsguys.com, covering sources of potential funding in the world of grants. His mission is to assist people like you by locating and sharing private, non-profit and government grants. Got a question or a tip on a neat grant? Connect with him now at email@example.com.
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]