Grants guide

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  • 1.GOVERNMENT GRANTSTABLE OF CONTENTSGOVERNMENT GRANTS ..................................................................... 1Disclaimer ...................................................................................................................................... 12We provide the information you do your own research............................................................. 13Okay, Im interested give me some specifics! ........................................................................... 13Developing a grant proposal............................................................. 14 Preparation ................................................................................................................................. 14 Developing Ideas for the Proposal ............................................................................................. 14 Community Support.................................................................................................................... 14 Identification of a Funding Resource.......................................................................................... 15 Getting Organized to Write the Proposal ................................................................................... 15 Review & Criticism ..................................................................................................................... 16Writing the grant proposal .................................................................... 17 The Basic Components of a Proposal........................................................................................ 17 The Proposal Summary: Outline of Project Goals ..................................................................... 17 Introduction: Presenting a Credible Applicant or Organization .................................................. 17 The Problem Statement: Stating the Purpose at Hand .............................................................. 17 Project Objectives: Goals and Desired Outcome....................................................................... 18 Program Methods and Program Design: A Plan of Action......................................................... 18 Evaluation: Product and Process Analysis................................................................................. 19 Future Funding: Long-Term Project Planning ............................................................................ 19 The Proposal Budget: Planning the Budget ............................................................................... 20Free Money................................................................................................................. 21 Used Tire Grants ........................................................................................................................ 21 Use Recycled Materials.............................................................................................................. 21 $25,000 To Upgrade Employees Skills ...................................................................................... 21 Venture Capital for Low-Income Entrepreneurs......................................................................... 22 $5,000 To Learn New Technology ............................................................................................. 22 $500,000 Venture Capital From New York ................................................................................ 22 Grants To Improve Energy Efficiency ........................................................................................ 23 $5,000 To Go Overseas ............................................................................................................. 23 Advanced Technology Money .................................................................................................... 23 $425.000 To Save Energy.......................................................................................................... 24 Technology Assistance .............................................................................................................. 24 $4,000 For Technical Assistance ............................................................................................... 24 Invention Assistance .................................................................................................................. 25 550,000,000 For Air Service....................................................................................................... 25 Sell Overseas ............................................................................................................................. 25 Venture Capital........................................................................................................................... 26 Hurt By Imports (PC1)? .............................................................................................................. 261

2. $1 Billion To Work On Ideas....................................................................................................... 27$10,000 For Every New Job Created......................................................................................... 27Federal Programs By Type................................................................. 28BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ..................................................................................................... 28ENVIRONMENT RELATED GRANTS ....................................................................................... 28SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAMS .............................................................................................. 29MINORITY BUSINESS PROGRAMS ........................................................................................ 31ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ................................................................................................... 32ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM ................................................................................. 34INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS ................................................................................................ 34RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPEMENT.......................................................... 35PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS PROGRAMS.................................................................... 36MARKETING PROGRAM .......................................................................................................... 36RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT .......................................................................................... 37FORESTRY PROGRAMS.......................................................................................................... 38MARINE PROGRAM.................................................................................................................. 39JOB TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT ....................................................................................... 39FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM..................................................................................... 41ENERGY CONSERVATION ...................................................................................................... 41RESEARCH GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS ................................................................................. 43Government Services.................................................................................. 45Free or Low-Priced Career Counseling and Assistance ............................................................ 45Free or Low-Priced Counseling, and Services for New and Existing Businesses ..................... 45Free Assistance to Small Disadvantaged Businesses ............................................................... 45More Grant Makers ......................................................................................... 46The Foundation Center .............................................................................................................. 46Nursing and Medical Grants....................................................................................................... 46Grant Resources & Publications................................................. 47Government Publications and Links ................................................................................... 47Federal Register.................................................................................................................. 47Grants Net ........................................................................................................................... 47Free Money Directory.......................................................................................................... 47Federal Money Retriever..................................................................................................... 47Free Money to Change Your Life........................................................................................ 47Government Giveaways for Entrepreneurs III .................................................................... 48Grants Galore...................................................................................................................... 48An Insiders Guide To Finding and Obtaining Grant Money ................................................ 48Guidelines and literature ..................................................................................................... 48Regional and Federal depository libraries .......................................................................... 48State Programs ..................................................................................................... 49SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTERS BY STATE ................................................... 49OTHER SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES............................................................................... 52 State-Specific Sma