$9 million in federal grants will soon be going toward Michigan advanced vehicle technology projects. The federal government is giving grant money to eight Michigan projects focused on developing advanced vehicle technologies, with a particular focus on better fuel efficiency, the office of U.S. Sen. Carl Levin (D – Mich.) announced Wednesday.Details
In a previous article, we discussed how states can be a rich resource for grant funding and looked at two states in the east. Now, we’ll move south and west to see what’s available elsewhere in Australia.Details
When most businesses think of government grants, they tend to opt for the big end of town – but that’s a mistake.
State governments are an untouched treasure trove of free money for small business. With grants providing money for innovation and commercialisation in industries from manufacturing to biotechnology, there is plenty of money to go around.Details
What does microfinance lending have to do with the small entrepreneur, the independent contractor, or self-employed? It turns out, plenty.
Have you ever heard of microfinance? You might have, especially insofar as the developing world goes. Traditionally, microfinance has occurred in third-world countries where, say, a farmer gets a $100 loan to buy some cows so as to become self- sufficient. That’s microfinance.Details
Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership (NEP) has joined Northamptonshire County Council in launching Locate, a new initiative devised to attract companies to the region.Details
After months of anticipation, The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) has finally announced the re-launch of their popular small business grants for hiring program. The program, formerly known as ICTC Career Focus, has been rebranded ICTC CareerConnect, capping off a host of alterations aimed at giving small and medium-sized businesses greater access to the program while increasing the maximum funding amount for eligible applicants.Details
A is for the Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS)
ABLIS is a free service to help you find the business licences, permits, registrations, codes of practice, standards and guidelines you need to meet your compliance responsibilities as a business owner.
ABLIS saves you time and money by making it easier to find information and comply with government business regulations.Details
With U.S. consumers increasingly interested in organic farming, the small businesswoman today has many opportunities to capitalize. Organic farming provides a niche that most large farms cannot fill, and a wealth of help in the form of grants makes launching into an organic farming business relatively simple for any woman. Available grants run the gamut, but they fall into a few main categories.Details
Grant funding has made it easier to fund your Nevada business. The Nevada Microenterprise Initiative (NMI), in partnership with its parent non-profit lender the Valley Economic Development Center Inc. (VEDC), has added $2 million to support its small-business loan program statewide.Details