Vermont Government Grants
The US government and Vermont's office of finance has set aside $2,162.00 million dollars in federal grants and $1,671.00 million dollars in other types of government financial assistance for citizens and permanent residents who reside in Vermont. As long as you have a valid citizenship card (green card) or a permanent resident certificate, you are entitled to apply and receive Vermont government grants.
Government grants in Vermont is provided to different economic sectors, with the majority of the budget in business, education (pell & college grants), housing, veteran, and personal grants.
- Vermont Small Business Grants: Starting and running a business in Vermont can be a risky thing to do. More than 1,697 small businesses or even large corporations declare bankruptcy every year. To minimize the risks, you have to look into as many funding sources as possible. Here is more information on Vermont Small Business Grants.
- Vermont Education Grants: Education is an important role in Vermont. The federal administration in Vermont invest over $1,462,893,434.00 dollars per year in elementary and secondary institutions alone. Education grants are made available for students or even teachers in Vermont to complete and enhance their level of education. Here is more information on Vermont Education Grants.
- Vermont Housing Grants: At an average value of $208,400.00 per housing property, there are around 322,000 real estate properties in the state of Vermont. With an average annual household income of $52,104.00, only 72.80% of the people actually paid off their homes. A good portion of the residents in Vermont is not able to afford to pay off their mortgages. office of finance has set aside financial aid in the form of housing grants to the people in need, especially if you work at home. Here is more information on Vermont Housing Grants.
- Vermont Veteran Grants: Residents of Vermont who have served or who are current enrolling the military, naval, and air foce are able to claim and receive government funding in the form of veteran grants. Here's more information on Vermont Veteran Grants.
- Vermont Personal Grants: The local state government in Vermont does not offer financial aid to its residents for personal needs such as getting out of debt, financing a vehicle...etc. But, Vermont residents are eligible to apply for personal grants to receive financial assistance to carry out a public purpose of support or stimulation to the ecomony of Vermont. Here's more information on Vermont Personal Grants.
Government Grants in Local States
Grant Application Guides and Resources
It is always free to apply for government grants. However the process may be very complex depending on the funding opportunity you are applying for. Below are some of the published guides that have been helpful to past recipients: