Many times individuals that are going into business believe that they have to have their business operating before they can call up the small business financing program. However in many cases it is the money requirements that hold you back from getting the business started in the first place. In order to qualify for the small business financing program you would have to fill out an application form and have a well-planned business plan in place to produce with your application. Ideally the best solution would be to consult with a qualified representative that can give you guidance in the filling out of your application and business plan and which programs would be the best to apply for.
There are currently 264 grant programs available in our Funding Database. In fact, the Funding Database currently has over 1,500 funding programs available for small business owners and startup entrepreneurs. What are you doing to take advantage of this? Become a member and start your search.
You can also take advantage of the Small Business Startup Assessment Tool below and see the tools and resources you need to succeed at launching your business. It takes just a minute and will also tell you if there may be any funding programs available.