Oct 17, 2011 – Caron Beesley is a small business owner, a writer, and marketing communications consultant. Caron works with the SBA.gov team to promote essential government resources that help entrepreneurs and small business owners start-up, grow and succeed. Follow Caron on Twitter: @caronbeesley …

Start or expand your business with loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration. … Get help after a disaster with low-interest disaster loans from the Small Business Administration. … Look for government grants that help businesses do scientific research and development.

These programs encourage small firms to undertake scientific research that helps meet federal research and development objectives and have high potential for commercialization if successful. … The federal government generally offers grants only to nonprofits, educational institutions, and state and local governments.

Many federal government assistance programs exist for small businesses. Most programs are available through the Small Business Association (SBA) and the General Services Administration (GSA). Tutorials, training and other educational materials are available online through the SBA websites. Local counseling, training …

Dec 11, 2017 – This program offers money to small businesses that provide services and programs that help children in out-of-home placement, or at risk of it, due to a … While small businesses can't apply directly, contact the state or local government branches most relevant to your business's function and see if you can …

Many small business owners find themselves needing help in the first few years of their business – whether it's to obtain needed supplies or start the business in the first place. Government assistance can be valuable and can help a business take off and thrive. Below, you'll learn how to obtain government