Six Steps to find a grant:1. Analyze Your Organization?s Needs & Determine:
- The problem or need you want to address
- The audience or target beneficiaries you will serve
- The amount & types of support you need
- The resources & commitment your group brings to the project
- Potential partners in the community
- Learn as much as possible about corporate, civic, and private foundations
- Are able or likely to fund projects in your geographic area
- Have a similar core mission or goals
- Have already supported similar ventures or projects
- By Geographic Location (city, state, region)
- By field of interest or program subject
- Do NOT fund in your state
- Do NOT fund your subject
- Do NOT fund the type of support you need (See Types of Funding Support)
- Fund your type of organization
- Fund your size project
- Contact funder directly for annual report and other publications
- Search newspapers and the Internet for former grant recipients and contact them for advice or tips, why they felt they were successful as opposed to other applicants
Helpful links for women in Mississippi:
Where can you find small grants for women businesses in Mississippi?
Well, if you’ve done any research, you know finding free business money can be a daunting task. The exciting news is you’ve uncovered a site that has helped dozens of women find grant money for their business dreams. Sure, you’re still the person who has to put in the time and effort – but if you’re serious about your current business, or you have a passion for a new business venture, we’re here to help you get started.
As you might now from checking out our website , yes, WomensNet.net offers grants to women business owners in Mississippi (as well as all across the United States). It’s called our monthly Amber Grant for Women and you can apply today.
You’ll also want to check out the information we have below. There are plenty of resources and good people in Mississippi waiting to help women entrepreneurs like you!
We have also done the research of finding the 21 top grants available for women today. To get a copy of our report sign up below.
Resources for Women in Mississippi
2510 14th Street, Suite 105
Gulfport, MS 39501
Ph: (601) 405-4405
Mississippi Development Authority
Post Office Box 849
Jackson, Mississippi 39205
Phone: (601) 359-3449
Small Business Development Center
P.O. Box 1848
122 Jeanette Phillips Dr.
University, MS 38677-1848
Phone: (662) 915-5001
FAX: (662) 915-5650