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Government Disability Grants Information and Websites

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  • Synopsis: Disability grant information and list of websites offering available government grants for disabled people - Published: 2009-02-06 (Rev. 2016-11-01). For further information pertaining to this article contact: Ian Langtree at Disabled World.

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There are literally hundreds of millions of dollars available in government grants for disabled people.

Every year U.S. Congressmen and Senators make promises to the people that put them in office. Many of those promises are made to minority groups in specific areas but most are made at a National level.

There are Reserved Free Government Cash Grants now available for special interest groups. American Indians, Community Block Grants, Non Profit Organizations, Veterans, Family Members of Veterans, Low Income Families, First Time Home Buyers, Artists, Musicians, Nurses, Teachers, Researchers, The Disabled, People Suffering From HIV and AIDS, and Substance Abuse.

While not widely publicized, there are numerous grants for those that are disabled to help with financial obligations, medical expenses and even equipment. These funds can come from private and government resources. There are millions of dollars in funds available. Private companies and organizations offer funds to assist with housing for the disabled. Whether it is to assist in supplementing your rent or assisting you with buying a home, these grants are there to help you. It is possible to turn your dreams into a reality. Your disability doesn't have to limit you.

Receive Government Small Business Grants for virtually any type of business. Whether it is to start a business or expand your existing business there is money for waiting just for you - if you know where to look and apply. The U.S. Federal government provides this money to help existing small business owners and those who want to start their own business change their lives and achieve financial independence.

U.S. Government Grant Statistics For 2009

Currently, there are 1,200 federal grant programs in active existence, on top of 24,000 initiatives at a state level.

A further 32,000 private foundations are offering money of up to a million dollars each, with a further 22,000 scholarship programs available in the education industry in particular.

Financially, being disabled makes things difficult. You may be limited in the jobs you can perform or your mobility may be limited. Either way finance can be hard, however there are government grants for disabled persons that can assist you and your family with various aspects of your life.

No matter that your reason for applying for the funds, if you're disabled and need assistance, these funds could make a huge difference in your life.

Websites for Government Grants

Grants.gov

Should be your first source to find and apply for federal government grants. You do not have to register with Grants.gov to find grant opportunities. However, once you are ready to apply for a grant, you will need to register, the process takes around 3-5 business days. Learn more about Grants.gov and determine if you are eligible for grant opportunities.

GrantsNet

GrantsNet is an Internet application tool created by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Office of Grants Management and Policy (OGMP) - www.hhs.gov/grantsnet

Administration For Children and Families

Funding opportunities for families with disabilities - www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/

Office of Acquisition and Grants

The Office of Acquisition and Grants (OAG) is the procurement office of SSA's headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland - www.ssa.gov/oag/

Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities

Information about scholarships and fellowships for students with disabilities. www.finaid.org/otheraid/disabled.phtml The U.S. Department of Education (ED) is providing nearly $38 billion this year to states and school districts, primarily through formula-based grant programs.








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