Grants For Single Mothers
Grants for single mother can be found on one of the 900 grant programs offered by the 26 Federal grant-making agencies. These programs fall into 21 broad categories defined by the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance. Agencies may fall under multiple grant categories. Below is a list of categories where grants for single mother may be found:
- Business and Commerce
- Community Development
- Consumer Protection
- Disaster Prevention and Relief
- Employment, Labor, and Training
- Environmental Quality
- Food and Nutrition
- Information and Statistics
- Law, Justice, and Legal Services
- Natural Resources
- Regional Development
- Science and Technology
- Social Services and Income Security
If you are a single mother seeking help with funding for your higher education you should consider exploring financial aid options such as contacting your financial aid office where you attend school. Ask about:
- Direct financial assistance from your college
- Federal and state subsidized grants
- Work-study programs
- Support from alumni, local clubs, or religious groups,
- Corporate-sponsored scholarships or tuition-aid programs for employees or for children of employees
Who can apply for grants?
If you are a citizen of the United States or a U.S. territory, or are a foreign national who has lived in the United States or a U.S. territory for at least three years immediately preceding an application, you are eligible to apply for a grant.
How do I prepare an application?
Each grant program has special instructions and program guidelines on how to properly prepare an application. Make sure to review these carefully before beginning your application for any important information about the focus of the program, eligibility requirements, and the types of funding available.
Applying for a grant is a great way for single mother in debt to get out of debt and stay out.
- http://www.grants.gov lists over 900 grant programs.
Grants For Single Mothers
- http://www.neh.gov answers common questions about grants.
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Additional Government Grants Resources2012 Hazardous Fuels Woody Biomass Utilization Grant
The United States Forest Service has established the 2012 Hazardous Fuels Woody Biomass Utilization Grant wherein they intend to solicit proposals which are designed to implement wood energy projects requiring engineering services.
National Science Foundation: Geoinformatics Solicitation Grant
Geoinformatics is the science and technology of developing and using information service sciences in addressing the problems related to geography, geosciences and other branches associated to engineering.
Department of Human Health and Services: Family Planning Services Grant
OPHS has recently announced the availability of funding opportunities for the establishment and implementation of voluntary family planning service projects.
Department of Housing and Urban Development: Sustainable Construction in Indian Country Small Grant Program
The Sustainable Construction in Indian Country Small Grant Program is designed to solicit program proposals that contain one of more sets of "Lessons Learned" that will help inform the Native American communities, such as Indian Tribes, regarding the issues and concerns that need to be taken into consideration upon tackling sustainable construction projects in their community.
Small Business Administration's Recovery Capital Loans
The Recovery Capital Loans Program provides financial assistance to small business with less than 500 employees to obtain a deferred payment loan from the agency, in order to meet existing debt payments, thereby giving the business the opportunity to refocus their business strategy.
Federal and State Technology Partnership Program
The Federal and State Technology Partnership Program works around the objective of being able to boost and strengthen the technological competitiveness of small business establishments in the United States of America.
Homeownership Program for First Time Homebuyers in Connecticut
The Connecticut Housing Finance Agency has established the Homeownership Program wherein it intends to provide reasonable home loans with below-market interest rates to tenants occupying publicly assisted housing who wish to transition from renting into homeownership.