How to Apply for Minority Grants online

by Contributor ; Updated July 27, 2017
Apply for Minority Grants online

Millions of dollars in government grant money is available to minorities such as women, gays, people of certain ethnic backgrounds, etc. Applying for one of the many grants available to minorities is a rather simple process. Follow the steps below to get started.

Step 1

Decide On What Type Of Grant You Need

There many different kinds of grants available to minorities. A few such grants include; Money for college, money to start a business, housing grants, etc. Decide on which grant you need based on your individual needs.

Step 2

Search Online

Log on to your internet browser and access sites such as grants.gov. This is a great place to start for anyone who is looking in to obtaining a grant. On the home page you will notice a menu tab, to see what types of grants are available, click on the "Find Grant Opportunities" tab. This will prompt you to the next page where you can conduct a search for minority grants.

Step 3

Apply

Once you have found a minority grant to apply for you will need to download the grant application, fill it out, and submit it online.

Step 4

Wait

Upon submitting your application all that is left to do now is wait it out for a response. Typically it might take 2-4+ weeks to hear whether or not your grant request has been accepted.

Step 5

If your grant request is denied, don't worry. There are thousands of grants available to minorities. Simply fill out a few more grants and hope for approval.

Note: Keep in mind that there is no limit to how many grants you may apply for.

Step 6

Resources

Visit my resources section below for more websites that offer minority grant availability and applications.

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