High Hopes for Government Grants to Revive Detroit

A large "Opportunity Made In Detroit" banner is seen on the side of one of the buildings owned by Quicken Loans founder Gilbert in downtown Detroit$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.

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State Government Grants for Australian Small Business

The Best State Government Grants for Australian Small Businesses 1When 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.

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Microfinance for the Entrepreneur

Microfinance for the Entrepreneur-jobs-act-increase-diversity-investorsWhat 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.

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Government Grants for Jobs in Rural America

Government Grants for Jobs in Rural AmericaAgriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the selection of organizations in 11 states for loans and grants to support job creation efforts and business development, and to strengthen economic growth in rural communities.

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Canadian Small Business Grants for Hiring Recent IT / Web / Graphic Design Graduates

Canadian Small Business Grants for Hiring Recent IT-Web-Graphic Design GraduatesAfter 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.

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A – Z of Australia Business Tips

A - Z of Australia Business TipsA 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.

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Organic Farming Grants for Women

grantfundingexpert-organic-farming-grants-for-women-chris-johnsonWith 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.

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Grant Funding Helps Nevada Businesses

us moneyGrant 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.

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