Going to the Sources
An excellent source to find funding for is the Foundation Center Online (
You may need to go back to school to start your new career. Yahoo has a very thorough page of financial aid links at
What is it you would like to do? Would you like a government grant to help your fledgling small business get up and running? These and hundreds more foundations and institutions can be found on this site. You can do a detailed search and find the ones that are a good fit for what you have in mind. The individual Web sites of these organizations are listed, and you can go to them and find out their particular requirements and rules.
There are also online tutorials and information about products and services related to what is called “grantseeking.” Another word for the foundations that offer funding is “grantmaker.” The deeper you delve into the site, the more you will encounter “premium areas” that are not covered in your $9.95 trial membership. It is recommended that you fully explore what is available to you within the trial period before considering becoming a member.
A search of similar Web sites reveals that they all charge a fee. You have to spend a little money in order to make some. Welcome to the free-market economy.