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While the federal government does not provide grants for starting or growing small businesses, one of the mechanisms in place to promote small business growth and economic development is the Community Development Financial Institution Fund managed by the US Department of the Treasury.
Community Development Financial Institutions fall into four categories:
ASI Federal Credit Union
Capital One Community Renewal Fund, LLC
Dryades Savings Bank, FSB
Eagle Louisiana Federal Credit Union
Enhanced Delta Community Development, LLC
Liberty Bank and Trust Company
Liberty Financial Services
National Cities Fund, LLC
New Orleans Community Development Fund
NEWCORP Business Assistance Center
Red River Valley BIDCO, Inc.
Southern Mutual Financial Services, Inc.
Stonehenge Community Development, LLC
Whitney New Markets Fund, LLC
There are many U.S. government grants that are available today. American citizens are not just aware or familiar with it because there is not advertisement about it. This is probably because there are no funds allocated for such announcements....
Business grants could be one of the most important financial tools that nearly all businesses would need. They may not be the single most significant support businesses could have, but they can get definitely help you start the business right....