Vermont Government Grants
The United States government and Vermont's office of finance has put in $2,162.00 million dollars in federal grants and $1,671.00 million dollars in other types of federal funding for residents who reside in the state of Vermont. As long as you have a valid 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 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. There are more than 1,697 small businesses or even large corporations declare bankruptcy every single year. To minimize the risks, you need to research 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 local government in Vermont spend over $1,462,893,434.00 dollars per year in elementary and secondary institutions alone. Education grants are 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 market value of $208,400.00 per housing property, there are more than 322,000 real estate properties in Vermont. With an average annual household income of $52,104.00, only 72.80% of the people actually paid off their mortgages. A good portion of the residents in Vermont cannot afford to pay off their mortgages. office of finance has set aside financial aid in the form of housing grants to the residents 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 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 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: