Are there any websites that are free to search for a small business grant?
I have been on the computer researching information on starting a small business from a formal business plan to grants and loans. The business I plan to start is retail. The location is going to be in a rural area appealing to the younger generation of men, women, and children. Some other items I plan on selling are acessories such as costume jelwery, handbags, and sunglasses. Basically I am trying to teach myself the fundementals of owning and running a small business. I don't plan to have the business up and running until the Spring of 2008 to give me time to get everything together. Every website I have visited from googling 'small business grants" wants me to pay for a book or cd to be informed on goverment and federal grants. If there is anyone out there who is willing to help me how can I get information for free to apply for a small business grant or any other grant in the catergory of minority, woman, or start up business. Please I need help.
Asked By: Deonica L - 7/7/2007
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A loan is a debt incurred over a fixed period of time and needs to be repaid with interest. A loan to a company or organization appears on their balance sheet as a liability. Loans can be made from family and friends; from financial institutions (Banks & Credit Unions) and from investors (Angels and Venture... More
Answered By: ynot - 7/13/2007
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You can talk to any credit union they are open to the public or you can look up a Financial Advisor in your town. You did the right thing and not falling for those so called "free government grants". those things are a headache (i did research on some of them for my own knowledge)
Answered By: barry m - 7/7/2007
Grants are almost impossible to find to start a business, especially without any business experience or education. A business plan will be a must. Software is available rather cheap for this (consider Business Plan Pro), also it is offered at the SBA site... More
Answered By: oldcorps1947 - 7/7/2007
There are essentially only 3 sources for grants... More
Answered By: jdkilp - 7/7/2007
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