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Free Startup Money: Where & How To Get A Grant To Start A Business

Does your startup need funding? Grants offer free money to good applicants, but they're not as easy to apply for as you might think.

    Shannon Vissers
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Shannon Vissers

Shannon Vissers

Expert Analyst & Reviewer at Merchant Maverick
The former editor-in-chief of SteelOrbis, Shannon has been researching and writing about small business software and financing since 2015. Her shopping and retail expertise has been cited in numerous publications, including Reader's Digest, MSN, Yahoo Finance, and GOBankingRates . She has also published articles for LIVESTRONG.COM, eHow, Life'd, and other websites. Shannon attended San Diego State University, graduating in 2005 with a BA in English.
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    Robert do r an

    Like to see about free money loan to get land and storage units built

      Jessica Dinsmore

      That’s great Robert! We hope you found some helpful resources within the article to get you started, and we wish you the best of luck!

        Michael S Norton

        Working in being a portable butcher how can I get the money to get a grant less then 25000 I can work with I work for a slaughter house for 6 yrs it’s time to branch out I just need the money for the truck I have the cooler and freezer

          Jessica Dinsmore

          Hi Michael,

          Our recommendation would be to comb through the links we’ve included in this post and see what grants you may qualify for based on your business type, demographics, etc. There are a lot of links (that’s a good thing!) and a lot of interest right now, so be prepared to put in some work. To help with that, we’ve written The Top 5 Tips For Writing A Winning Business Grant Application . We wish you luck!

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