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I need to find totally free government grant information

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 in response to PrettyAbby...   Although I have seen a few programs that call themselves "grant" programs I don't consider them grant programs because you have to pay a fee for them. If you want to be sure about who it is that you are dealing with then you should check them out online. I have investigated quite a few bad companies all because they appeared in the headlines and I wanted to find out more about them.

As far as government grant programs are concerned you don't have to pay for them.
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 in response to hempstead51...   Number 1 - if you are looking for grant programs to help you start your own business then the best place to go would be your nearest large library. You have to remember that government grant programs have to be made freely and publicly accessible to the public (since these grant programs are paid for with taxpayer money). So that means that information about their grant programs are provided free of charge in both printed form and online access. Have you been to the official government grant website yet? They do not charge you there for the information about their grant programs. If you don't know the website address just do a quick Google search and you should find it easily.
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 in response to gagirl36856...   have u had any luck yet. i've started looking and it is hard, especially since i'm not sure what all the wording is about. i could be interpreting it totally wrong. and its frustrating trying to get info. i don't mind filling out applications, but u can't even find them half the time. keep me posted. any words of encouragement are desperatly needed.
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 in response to Roseb441702...   how do u go about finding the wesite u need. please point me in the right direction
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 in response to moola...   I know the feeling. The sad thing is is that I m paying 223.00 a month since Feb of 2010 and I still have to do the legwork. You would think that with tha kind of money going out that I would have grants coming out of my rear, but its sd to say that I have not found a single 1 and they are not any help. The only reason Im still paying is so that it wont hurt my credit if I stop paying.
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 in response to Willett...   

As someone that does grant research for a living I have to tell you that you have to start doing the work and start to research this information in order to find it.  That is why other sites charge you for this information because they have already done the work for you.

Realize that information about government grants has to be made accessible to the public because it is taxpayer money which is paying / funding these grants - what this means is that you should be able to find the information about the government grants online or at a public library.

Also realize too that not all grant programs are by the government.  There are other grant programs available to individuals from non-government entities as well.

Either you do the work yourself or find someone who will be able to help you find the information on your terms.  In the beginning there is a lot of hard work involved in finding these grant programs but it gets easier the longer you do it.

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could someone out there help me with a gov. grant.... I just finished 12wks of internship for physical therap (you work for free 40 hours a wk) I grad. on the 18th of May 2011 and moving. I have a job but doesn't start till aug. .. So I need grant money to take my boards and for some living exp.. please respond. broke as a joke, but no laughing matter.
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 in response to Roseb441702...   I appreciate this information very much. I don't enjoy being non-trusting but hope this will help in my search. Could you please send me address to this organization, if you don't mind? I'm sure that if it helped you, it will more than likely help me in my situation Thanks again, PrettyAbby10
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I mean, I don't frown on paying to get a money grant. I just don't want to do this online,due to so many scams. I just want to be able to trust the right party.
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we tryin to move to dallas, not alot of jobs here in iowa, we just want to go to texas and raise our kids in a happier area. please help. we have no jobs in texas but are actively looking and we are saving money for it its just taking forever somebody please help get us out of here.
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im not looking for a had out im looking for a grant to help us to keep our hose and teenage daughter died in a very bad car accident with a semi. it took everything we had to bury here now were are not able to get propane and paying the rst of our trying yo find a job but nothing has called yet.i could pay it backjust getting it up front
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Could someone please send me some of the cheaper pay sites.  I've tried going through hud and couldn't find anything.  I am a disabled mom who is looking to fix up her house but I can't find any grants I've been eligible.  If you can help please e-mail me at  Thanks

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I need money to help pay my rent, fix up my car, and to pay for the last 2 qtrs. of school.

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 in response to Roseb441702...   what is the name/ site of this grant program?
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 in response to feel homeless...   why not just get your own apartment and study at the library?
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feel homeless

I need money to buy me my own house, im tired of staying with someone all the time. i'm in college and i need my privacy to study and concentrate on my school work.

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 in response to Motherduck4...   Like I have said many times before those sites that are charging you a fee are charging you a fee because they have already done the work to find the grant information and they are asking a fee because they already did the work to find the grant information.

I'm sure that you would very much like the website but you have to remember that one of the only reasons that I know about this grant program is because I did the work to find the information for a client.

I can tell you that this is not a government grant program because it is a grant program being offered by an organization. This organization has a website and once you find their website you will also be able to download an application right from their website. They will not charge you a fee for downloading the application - they won't charge you a fee for anything.

This is an annual grant program for minorities that would like to start a business of their own.

Good luck to you!

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 in response to Roseb441702...   

I would like to know the web address for minority grants/loans. I have been searching for hours and every site has a fee.


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