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Government grant programs

What are some government grant programs? 
Visit these sites to learn more about some available government grants:

1. Department of Education Grants (
2. The Environmental Protection Agency grants (
3. Federal Emergency Management Agency (
4. HUD Community Development Block Grants (
5. National Institutes of Health (

Good preparation, thoughtful planning, and concise packaging is essential to apply successful for a government grant.

But, before you spend too much time applying for a grant, ask the successful business owners you know how many they've received. If you have a traditional small business, with traditional customers, products and competitors, seeking a grant will not contribute to helping you survive in the global marketplace. 
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