California Awards $10M in Social Equity Marijuana Grants

California’s Bureau of Cannabis Control has awarded $10M in equity grant funding to ten cities, including Los Angeles and Oakland, to support their social equity programs. These programs help people and communities negatively or disproportionately impacted by cannabis criminalization. Awards are as follows: City of Los Angeles $1.83M City of Oakland $1.66M County of Humboldt[…]

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Pennsylvania Coal Communities Get $8M

The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded $8M in grants to support communities in Pennsylvania affected by economic downturns in the coal sector. Quick Facts. 10 counties will receive funding. Money will go towards new technology, resources, and services to accelerate economic growth. In particular, Pittsburgh’s Bridgeway Capital will receive $1.22M for its Western Pennsylvania Entrepreneur[…]

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Healthcare, Brownfields, and Medication Safety: Understanding this Week’s Top New U.S. Grant Opportunities

The U.S. government published 80 new grant programs this week, including funding for healthcare, brownfields, and medication safety. Keep reading to get an overview of three new top grants announced this week. Program #1. Promoting Integration of Primary and Behavioral Health Care Department. Health and Human Services Max. grant. $7.65M Deadline. Dec. 10 Eligibility. State agencies[…]

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MBDA Awards $1.4M Grant for Minority Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) has awarded the National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC) a $1.4M grant to support a project that will facilitate the aggregation and deployment of about $1B in growth capital into minority-owned businesses. Quick Facts. There are 11M minority- and women-owned business enterprises (MWBEs) in the U.S. Access to[…]

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American Brain Tumor Association Awards $1.1M in Grants

The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) announced it is investing $1.1M towards 18 new research grants to foster innovation in brain tumor diagnosis and treatment for adults and children. Quick Facts. ABTA’s grant program aims to advance the understanding and treatment of brain tumors by investing in early-career researchers. ABTA provides research grants to medical students, post-doctoral[…]

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How to Get Grants and Incentives

Federal and state government grants, incentives, and tax credits are a great source of funding for businesses like yours. Keep reading to learn how your business can benefit from securing grants to support your growth and R&D projects. Unlike equity investments, grants mean you do not have to give up ownership in your business to[…]

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SBA Announces $3M for 60 Growth Accelerator Fund Competition Recipients

The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced 60 winners of SBA’s Growth Accelerator Fund Competition.  The recipients, representing accelerators and incubators across 39 states and territories focused on a broad set of industries and sectors, will receive a total of $3 million in awards to support startups and entrepreneurs researching and developing STEM-related innovations. 

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SBA Awards $5M in PRIME Grants to help Emerging Micro-entrepreneurs

Thirty organizations across the United States that provide assistance to disadvantaged entrepreneurs are set to receive a combined $5 million in grants from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Program for Investment in Micro-Entrepreneurs, or more commonly known as PRIME. These non-profit organizations help low-income entrepreneurs gain access to capital to establish and expand their small businesses.

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