Ex-felons can apply for most government and private grants, provided they meet all requirements for receiving the grant. Those requirements may include owning a business in a certain industry, being located in a specific area, being in operations for a minimum amount of time, and demonstrating a specific need for funds.
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In 2022, Merchant Maverick pledged to give a total of $100K to Americans of Asian and Pacific Island descent. This year’s grants of $10K were issued to ten different AAPI-owned restaurants, spread across the United States from Alaska to New York.
When you take all levels of government into account, there is an overwhelming number of grant programs available to small businesses. As grants tend to be specialized, the trick is usually finding ones that fit the nature of your business.
Grant writing is a year-long endeavor that can take up a lot of your time and resources, including the emotional labor of hoping and grieving as announcements are made and the cycle continues. Read on for our top tips on how to write a winning business grant application, and what not to do when you’re applying for a grant.
Whether you already own a trucking business or are pursuing a new venture, you’ll likely need financing or seed funding at some point. Existing businesses may need capital to fund expansion efforts or maintain payroll when cash flow is down. Read on for a look at the best grants and funding options for trucking companies.
To help shuttered live event venues stay in business long enough to return once the pandemic is over, Congress has approved a new grant program specifically targeted at businesses that host entertainment, both live and recorded.
There are business grants out there that give small business owners and entrepreneurs access to capital. However, it isn’t as easy as pulling out your credit card and receiving a magic list in your mailbox. It takes work to find grants that you qualify for, and even then, competition is pretty stiff. That doesn’t mean you should automatically write-off business grants, though.
Comcast RISE is a new initiative meant to help small businesses push past the COVID rut via grants, marketing help, equipment tools, and more. Grants aimed at black-owned and operated businesses may be issued as soon as November. Read on for more information.
Any business that is majority Black-owned and has between one and 50 employees may apply for grants worth $4,000 each — $2,500 in cash and $1,500 in Facebook ad credit. This means that Facebook plans to support up to 10,000 Black-owned businesses through the grant program.
Is your business still in need of funding due to COVID-19 and its effect on the economy? The PPP program may be over and done with, but state, county, and city governments are tapping into CARES Act funds to deliver grants to local businesses. Find out how you can get money and funding for your small business.