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How Do I Apply For All Available
Government Grants And Benefits?

Did you know that you cannot apply for ALL available government grants and benefits. Why? Because there are already 30 million people doing that.

Here is the good news, though. You can and should apply to all the programs that are AVAILABLE TO YOU. This means all the disability grants and benefits you're eligible for. But here's the thing.

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Just about everyone wastes too much time and energy chasing after benefits that they're simply not eligible for, not to mention grants that just do not exist, except in imaginative hype!

Doing things right involves two steps:

  1. Find a program you're eligible for. (How do you know?)
  2. Apply, following the program rules. (What are they?)

As simple as it sounds, a lot can go wrong. That's where we come in!

We help you get your "story" straight, with the right information in the right order. All you do is tell it using our simple template.

We then edit and polish your words. This is FREE to you because the cost is pretty much covered by advertising on the site.

Keen to get started now? Go straight to our Disability Help Guide page. Or read on for more background.

US Government Grant Programs

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Whether you're disabled or not,
you deserve a break today!

The assistance we provide here is mainly for residents of the USA and Canada. If you're from elsewhere, you can still tell your story. It's just less likely to get noticed by non-US funding agencies.

Did you know this? Including grants for the disabled, every year over $1 trillion worth of (mostly government) grant funding goes to more than 30 million US recipients!

That's a lot of money!

Are you getting your fair share?

Are you getting ALL you're eligible for?

If you said no to either one of those questions, you need our help.

Although this page is about available government grants, the reality is that the word "grants" means MUCH more than money. Examples: counseling, books, equipment, training, medications, service dogs and so on.

You should be going after everything you're eligible for. Are you...

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Will I Really See Results?

We've been asked, "Does anyone ever receive assistance going this route; if so, how?" Great question. Right to the point. The short answer is "YES!"

Example 1. In the first few weeks after this page went up, several people were able to get help. We showed a desperate woman how she could access free resources to write the tell-all book that's been in her head for years.

Example 2. After seeing how many people were in dire financial straits due primarily to credit card debt, we were able to find a credit counseling service that adheres completely to the requirements of the Federal Trade Commission. You can see the result at our Consumer Credit Counselors page.

Example 3. We know that folks are having a hard time just buying groceries. So we asked a friend of Ability-Mission.org, Sarah Freeman, who is bipolar-disabled herself, to give us some tips on buying frugally while at the same time getting maximum nutrition. Go to our Nutrients in Foods page and start saving on your next visit to the food store.

Example 4. A veteran and single mom sent in her story about not getting the VA benefits she was entitled to. Well, her Kentucky VA advocate, who was wanting to contact her, Googled her and found her story here at Ability-Mission.org and posted a comment saying here's how to reach me!

As to actually getting available government grants, we don't always hear from folks about their successes. But that's okay, our goal is to provide honest non-hyped information about the process.

For example, you can get the complete lowdown on the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance CFDA right here on this Ability-Mission.org site. There's no hype or misleading information, only an honest, straightforward description of what's involved in dealing with the CFDA.

We Know It's Not Easy

Getting even a penny from all the available government grants is NOT an easy thing to do. Many people are in situations that don't match the mission of existing granting agencies. Or if there is an agency matching the situation, it's really hard for most of us to identify it.

But there are available government grants for such things as housing, transportation, education, and so on. It's important to remain positive and to take some specific action.

What we're offering here is to help with those first steps and in some cases, like the Consumer Credit Counselors we found, to provide real solutions to real problems, real help that makes the situation better, not worse.

Let us help you with that first step by telling your story. If you do, you can be sure you're not just doing something; you're doing something right.

You know from the searching you've done that you won't find any other place on the Internet that makes such help available. Right?

Keeping It Real... And Honest

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Your story must be truthful. Frauds are eventually exposed.

Over the years, there have been comments that suggest some stories don't tell the whole story.

We assume that when people post their stories here, they are telling the world the untarnished, unembellished, unskewed truth.

We don't have the resources to check everything that is submitted. And we don't have the resources to check disputes about the truth of a story.

That said, if anyone knows for sure that a story posted here is not the whole truth, please write to us through the Contact Us page with facts that will allow us to verify it.

If we find that a story submitted misrepresents the truth, we will delete it. Thanks to all for your valued cooperation!

To submit YOUR story, get started at our Disability Help Guide page.

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