7. NASE Growth Grants
NASE is an abbreviation for National Association for the Self-Employed. The NASE operates a yearly grant program, which is availed only to their 50,000 members only. To be part of NASE, you will incur an annual membership fee of $120 for a basic membership. The organization provides members with mentorship and networking resources, legislative advocacy, and discounts of business items. Moreover, members are offered exclusive access to scholarships and grants. Since 2006, the organization has awarded almost one million dollars in grant money to its members. To qualify for the grant, you need to show a particular business need that can benefit from the grant. You also need to demonstrate how it will boost the overall growth and success of the business. Additionally, be sure to offer a business plan and a resume.