Vermont Government Grants
The United States government and Vermont's office of finance has set aside $2,162.00 million dollars in government grants and $1,671.00 million dollars in other forms of government financial assistance for people who live in Vermont. As long as you have a citizenship card (green card) or a permanent resident certificate, you may be eligible to apply and receive Vermont federal grants.
Government grants in Vermont is distributed 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 task. 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 plays an important role in Vermont. The federal government in Vermont invest over $1,462,893,434.00 dollars every year in elementary and secondary institutions alone. Education grants are made available for students or even teachers in Vermont to finish and enhance their level of education. Here is more information on Vermont Education Grants.
- Vermont Housing Grants: At an average market value of $208,400.00 per housing property, there are more than 322,000 households in the state of Vermont. With an average annual household income of $52,104.00, less than 72.80% of the people actually paid off their mortgages. A good number of the residents in Vermont is not able to afford to pay off their mortgages. department of finance has set aside financial assistance in the form of housing grants to individuals in need, especially if you work at home. Here is more information on Vermont Housing Grants.
- Vermont Veteran Grants: Residents of Vermont who have enrolled or who are current serving the military, naval, and air foce are eligible to apply 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 help to its residents for personal needs such as getting out of debt, financing a vehicle...etc. However, Vermont residents are eligible to apply for personal grants to receive financial help 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: