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How to go about getting a Prince's Trust business grant

If you are having trouble putting together the finance to start your company with then have you considered whether you qualify for a Prince's Trust business grant? If your business is one that can benefit the community, then there's a good chance the Prince's Trust can help you get it off the ground.

The Prince's Trust was set up to help individuals and community better themselves through the pursuit of worthwhile projects. They hand out thousands of grants each year to projects that help boost communities, and applying is a simple matter of proposing what you intend to do with the money, and how it would benefit your community.

The Prince's Trust offers two different grants. There are individual "Development Awards" and "Community Cash Awards". Development Awards are grants given out to individuals to allow them to get into education, training or employment. They are generally given to individuals who had fallen on hard times, but through good work have pulled themselves back from the brink, and just need a little boost in the form of a grant.

The second grant, the Community Cash Award, is for businesses to set up in ways that will help their local community by providing essential services, or else for companies who are willing to hire individuals who have received individual Development Awards.

If you are interested in applying for one of the Prince's Trust grants, then all you need to do is visit the website at princes-trust.org.uk/need_help/grants.aspx and fill out their grant application form. It couldn't be simpler, and they will get back to you within a short period of time with their answer.

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