Grants For Single Mothers

 by: Kelly Kennedy

If you are a single mom and struggling to get by, you are not alone. Whether you are going through a divorce or the father is absent most single mother face the burden of supporting themselves and their children all on one income.

  • Only fifteen percent of women going through a divorce are awarded any form of court-ordered spousal support.

  • Thirty-four percent of those women never receive what is due to them.

  • Less than half of the women who claim child support ever receive the full amount.

  • Within the first year of divorce a women’s average standard of living falls forty-five percent while a man’s will grow fifteen percent.

What are grants?

A grant is an award of financial assistance. The primary purpose of a grant is to transport a thing of value from a Federal agency to a recipient to carry out a public purpose of support or incentive authorized by a law of the United States. A grant is distinguished for a contact, which is then used to acquire property or services for the Federal government's direct use or benefit.

Grants are associated by company, state, local or tribal government, research institution or academia, not-for-profit, or any other kind of institution.   (continued...)

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About The Author

Kelly Kennedy writes for http://www.singlemotherresources.com, a great online source for single mothers and financial advice

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