Grant Secrets for Business

TYPros Foundation has grants for people with creative, innovative ideas geared toward Tulsa’s young adults

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Up to $35M in Grants Available to Assist Workers and Communities Affected by Changes in the Energy Sector

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£1m Grant Fund Allocates Its First 50 Grants to Local Firms

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Writing a Business Plan? 13 Challenges to Overcome

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Deadline Approaching to Apply for Summer Hiring Grant

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Free Canadian Grants for Small Businesses in ADP®

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Young Canadian Entrepreneurs Discuss Business Grants

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Winning Grants and Free Support for Your Business

Winning Grants and Free Support for Your BusinessLooking for money...

Job-Training Grants to Help Homeless Veterans

100804_homeless_veteranU.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez announced grants totaling...

Increased Business Grant Funding Help Ontario

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High-Tech Tennessee Government Grants Can Make It

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Ontario Summer Company Deadline-Business Grants

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Vets can continue to serve by starting a business

One of the most impactful ways veterans can keep serving their country is by starting a business. It allows them to channel their talents, support their families, build their communities, and put their fellow veterans to work. One out of every 10 American businesses today is owned by a veteran, and 5.8 million Americans owe their job to a veteran. Among the most patriotic things any American can do is hire a veteran.

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State Government Grants for Australian Small Businesses

The Best State Government Grants for Australian Small Businesses 2In a previous article, we discussed how states can be a rich resource for grant funding and looked at two states in the east. Now, we’ll move south and west to see what’s available elsewhere in Australia.

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Fast, Easy Business Loans for Online Sellers

Sometimes your business needs quick money to start, expand, acquire inventory, or take advantage of a golden opportunity. If you’re a small online retailer, though, banks sometimes are not as inclined to work with you, and their decision-making can be slow. In addition, although government grants for small business can be a good way to get funding, sometimes you may need money right now.

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Government grants kick off the next “British Invasion”

3_WH_main_British-Invasion-Nineteen British bands that are signed to independent labels are getting government grants of up to £15,000 to help them make it big abroad. The acts are receiving the cash to pay for overseas marketing, session musicians, roadies, and more. The government is keen on banging the drum for the UK’s fledgling music stars. Up-and-coming bands dominate the list–see who made the cut.

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Government Grants to Help Canadian Firms Export Technology

science-mathAs the population ages in Canada and elsewhere, the need for advanced medical technology grows worldwide. Canada has made some important strides in this field and, thanks that government grants, private companies in Ontario will now have an easier time sharing their technologies and products with the rest of the world.

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Seeing through the Grant Reviewers’ Eyes

How do you think a grant reviewer will see your proposal? Try putting yourself mentally in the place of the reviewer, keeping in mind that he or she has no emotional attachment to your idea, nor any prior background knowledge of why your project would be a good one.Here, we get some hints and insights from professional grant reviewers about what their preferences and pet peeves are (adapted from research by Purdue University).

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Up to $35M in Grants Available to Assist Workers and Communities Affected by Changes in the Energy Sector

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor announced the availability of up to $35.5 million to help communities and workers successfully adapt to changes in the coal industry and power sector. The grant is being made available as part of the Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization initiative — known as POWER — led by the Commerce Department’s Economic Development Agency.

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Increased Business Grant Funding Help Ontario

leap-of-faith-government-grants-chris-johnson-free-moneyTORONTO – Premier Kathleen Wynne is promising $2.5 billion in grants to businesses over the next decade aimed at attracting and keeping companies in Ontario, a move the Progressive Conservatives denounced as corporate welfare.

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Deadline Approaching to Apply for Summer Hiring Grant

_hire-meThe Canada Summer Jobs program helps Canada’s younger people develop employable skills and gain necessary work experience, and the deadline to apply is approaching.

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Arts Grants in Australia

Artists in Australia, you have reason to rejoice. You can focus on your artistic vision instead of worrying how you’ll fund your craft. Fortunately, in Australia, there are government grants at the state, territorial, and local level, in addition to private organisations and foundations supporting artists. There are some useful resources where you can get started to see which government grants and private grants there are for your particular medium.

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Will my business idea be successful?

While there are no guarantees any startup business will be successful, a good first step to determine if an idea makes sense before proceeding with an investment of time and resources is to do a venture feasibility study.

Success-FailureA venture feasibility study analyzes an idea from several perspectives: market opportunity, competition, resources available, resource gaps, financial viability, operational issues, intellectual property rights, development timeline, and technology needs. Are there enough customers willing to buy your products, often enough, at a profitable price that your business can pay all expenses and provide a decent living wage to owners? If not, the business idea is not feasible.

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Australian Small Businesses Can Get Paid to Develop New Technology

What do you do if you have a small business in Australia, big, new ideas, and no way to fund their development? The Australian Growth Partnerships (AGP) program may be just what you need! The goal of AGP is to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) overcome the technical hurdles you may be experiencing and provide you with the opportunity to move forward with technological advances and accelerate your growth.

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Starting a New Business in the New Year in America

Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and completing a series of legal activities. These 10 easy steps can help you plan, prepare and manage your business.

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5 Signs You Have What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur

Startups are always hard. But if you don’t pursue your dreams, you’ll never know if it stand the chance to be successful. Dreams are all we have. Take them seriously.

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Grants for Businesses Relocating to Northamptonshire

grants for businesses relocating to NorthamptonshireNorthamptonshire Enterprise Partnership (NEP) has joined Northamptonshire County Council in launching Locate, a new initiative devised to attract companies to the region.

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Job-Training Grants to Help Homeless Veterans

100804_homeless_veteranU.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez announced grants totaling $36,710,368 awarded to 156 organizations nationwide to provide more than 12,000 veterans with training to help them succeed in civilian careers. The grants are being awarded under the department’s Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program, administered by the Veterans’ Employment and Training Service.

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Why Low-interest and No-interest Loans Are Worth a Look

You need money to fulfill your business, education, or real estate goals. The best option for each of these is a government grant. But sometimes you may either be waiting for grant money or find that you need to supplement the free government grant. What do you do? One of the next best choices is a low-interest or no-interest loan. Here’s why these are great deals for you.

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Ultimate Guide for Veterans Looking to Start a Small Business

For veterans who possess an entrepreneurial spirit, who are determined to succeed, and who want to make their mark on the world, starting a small business can be a great option. The specific tasks and challenges of running a small business provide veterans with a strong sense of purpose and enable them to translate their unique knowledge, skills and experience — from their time in the military and from civilian life — into a profitable venture.For veterans and nonveterans alike, starting a small business is no easy task. However, those veterans who are determined to succeed in their entrepreneurial ventures will find the resources described in this guide a great help in starting or expanding their small business.

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