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HOW IT WORKS

Win your grant with our proven 3-step method

With the right information and strategy, anyone can win a government grant. Learn more about how our 3-step method works by reading below.

Before we go further,
ask yourself: “Am I eligible?”

While it’s tempting to dive in and start searching for grants, take a step back and find out if you’re eligible first. To make that easy for you, I’ve listed out the industries where government grants are available:

If your organization does not fall within these industries, that’s okay. You can still find helpful information and free resources by heading over to our blog and searching topics that are relevant to your organization.

Tier A organizations MILLIONS
AVAILABLE!

  • Agriculture
  • Environment
  • Indigenous
  • Technology
  • Non-profit

Tier B organizations Fewer grants, but
highly valuable!

  • Affordable Housing
  • Arts & Culture
  • Employment
    (hiring, recent graduates, or training grants)
  • Export
  • Infrastructure
  • Media
    (films, magazines, digital publications)
  • Mining
  • Municipality grants

I’m eligible!
What’s next?

If you’ve determined that you’re eligible for government grants, congratulations! It’s time for
you to move on to
Step 1: Finding the right grants.

Step 1: Find the right grants

Before you can win any money, you need to find the grants that you’re eligible for.
But how do you find those grants? And how do you know they’re the right ones for your project?

This is where Grant Database comes in.

Our database contains over 700 of the most up-to-date grants across a dozen industries. Every grant has been certified authentic and reformatted for easy access and comprehension.

Using the database will save you weeks of searching and hours of frustration. Plus, you’ll have access to every possible grant, ensuring you’re not missing out on any money.

Regardless of whether or not you use our Grant Database, here are a few things to remember when searching for grants:

  • ✓ The number of grants you’re eligible for will depend on your industry
  • ✓ Only apply for grants that are an exact match for your project and organization
  • ✓ Stay on top of any changes in government agencies and grant names
  • ✓ Keep track of deadlines, as they’re constantly changing

To learn more about our services and products related to finding grants, please click here.

Step 2: Prepare for your meeting with the grant agency

Meeting with the grant agency is like being on an episode of Shark Tank.

If you go into the meeting with the right pitch and approach, you’ll wow the judges and improve your chances of winning money. But if you decide to wing it (which is what 95% of applicants do), you’ll get eaten alive.

To avoid becoming shark bait, we recommend using our proprietary approach, which will put you light years ahead of the competition.

Within our meeting preparation package, you’ll get our 15-step process that prepares for your meeting, including step-by-step directions, email templates, phone scripts, examples of successful pitches, and more.

Whether you decide to use our approach or not, here are a few questions to ask yourself before meeting with the grant agency:

  • ✓Who is my audience and how can I best communicate with them?
  • ✓Can I explain my pitch in plain English?
  • ✓Am I prepared to answer in-depth questions about my project?
  • ✓Do I have a clear idea of how I’m going to spend the grant money?

To learn more about our services and products related to meeting with the grant agency, please click here.

Step 3: Write a winning application

Once you have the right grants, it’s time to craft a winning application. The only problem is…

  • You don’t have the time
  • You’re not a natural writer
  • Your writing style is too technical
  • This isn’t your area of expertise and you feel overwhelmed

You can’t delegate the task, but you may not have the budget to hire someone to write it for you, either.

In these cases, we offer the Advanced Grant Writing Course, where you write the application (with guidance from David Kincade).

Finally, if you don’t have the time, patience, or skill to write a winning application, we offer a VIP option, where we do everything for you. All you have to do is wait for the money to roll in! This service is only offered to a few clients, and we have a long waitlist. You are strongly encouraged to go through the course route.

  • ✓Is my writing too technical?
  • ✓Is my application easy to understand?
  • ✓Am I writing in the correct tense?
  • ✓Did I double-check all of the information and deadlines?

To learn more about our services and products related to grant writing, visit our Advanced Grant Writing Page

Experienced entrepreneurs who started with little-to-no grant experience are thrilled they chose ABG

“Suggested several tips…and we won!”

“5Blue Process Equipment Inc. provides the oil and gas processing industry with high quality, custom engineered products worldwide. Our first attempt at an export grant by ourselves didn’t work, so we had one of our staff attend David’s grant writing seminar. David reviewed our paperwork and suggested several tips. When we resubmitted our application, we won. We definitely got value out of his grant writing seminar and recommend it to anyone applying for grants.”

Kelly Smith P.Eng.

Founding Member and President of 5Blue Processing Equipment Inc.

“Exceeded my/our expectations 1000 x over.”

“Oh my gosh [your talk to my class] exceeded my/our expectations 1000 x over. You are so amazing at this David!!! What a gift and the students LOVED you!!”

Laura Ell,

Mount Royal University

“I highly recommend working with David.”

“The topic of Government Grants can be so overwhelming and a true time suck for many entrepreneurs. David did an amazing job of explaining the rational behind government grants and the types of grants most readily available to entrepreneurs. He took the time to answer individual questions. I highly recommend working with David.”

Cecile Wendlandt,

Coordinator
NAIT Mawji Centre for New Venture and Student Entrepreneurship

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