584, RE: Has anyone heard of funding for the restaurant business|
Posted by Roseb441702, Thu Jul-24-08 08:42 AM
>Ever since that late night infomercial popped up on tv years
>ago offering a book full of free government money (grants)
>people have gotten stuck on the notion that you can get grants
>for anything, including starting or expanding a for-profit
>business. There simply are no free handouts.
>Funding must be gotten the old fashioned way...hard work and
>savings. Or family/friends pitching in with loans. Even if you
>are able to qualify for SBA backed loans, you still need to
>provide a good 30% of the cash yourself (along with
>That cool site is undoubtedly making tons of money off of
>people that are duped into buying their "guide"
>Startup & Biz Plan Help
Unfortunately this is just not true. As someone that does grant research for a living you don't have to take my word for it. Just look at the grant programs that are listed right here on the business owner's cafe site! I hardly think that you could call this site a scam!