Grants For Single Mothers

 by: Kelly Kennedy

If you are a single mom and struggling to get by, you are not alone. Whether you are going through a divorce or the father is absent most single mother face the burden of supporting themselves and their children all on one income.

  • Only fifteen percent of women going through a divorce are awarded any form of court-ordered spousal support.

  • Thirty-four percent of those women never receive what is due to them.

  • Less than half of the women who claim child support ever receive the full amount.

  • Within the first year of divorce a women’s average standard of living falls forty-five percent while a man’s will grow fifteen percent.

What are grants?

A grant is an award of financial assistance. The primary purpose of a grant is to transport a thing of value from a Federal agency to a recipient to carry out a public purpose of support or incentive authorized by a law of the United States. A grant is distinguished for a contact, which is then used to acquire property or services for the Federal government's direct use or benefit.

Grants are associated by company, state, local or tribal government, research institution or academia, not-for-profit, or any other kind of institution.   (continued...)

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About The Author

Kelly Kennedy writes for http://www.singlemotherresources.com, a great online source for single mothers and financial advice

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Additional Government Grants Resources


United States Institutes for Student Leaders on US History & Government
The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has recently established the United States Institutes for Student Leaders on US History & Government Program.


Exploratory/Developmental Grants Program for Basic Cancer Research in Cancer Health Disparities
The National Institutes of Health has recently formed a partnership with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in an effort to constitute the Exploratory/Developmental Grants Program for Basic Cancer Research in Cancer Health Disparities wherein both agencies intend to solicit grant application from various eligible researchers who are interested in conducing basic research studies regarding the biological causes and mechanisms of cancer health disparities.


Targeting Persistent HIV Reservoirs Grant Program
In keeping with this mission, the National Institutes of Health has recently formed a partnership with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) in order to establish the Targeting Persistent HIV Reservoirs Grant Program.


Building a Medical Home for Multiply Diagnosed HIV positive Homeless Populations - Demonstration Sites Project
The HRSA has recently constituted the establishment of a new initiative entitled the Building a Medical Home for Multiply Diagnosed HIV positive Homeless Populations – Demonstration Sites Project.


Mobile Health Tools to Promote Effective Patient Provider Communication to Underserved Populations
The National Institute of Nursing Research, in cooperation with the Office of Dietary Supplements has constituted the funding opportunity for Mobile Health tools aimed at the improvement of effective patient-provider communication, adherence to treatment and self-management of chronic diseases in underserved populations.


Education Grants for Students Interested in Teaching Careers
Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grants (TEACH Grants) assist those undergraduate and graduate postsecondary students that agree to teach specific and specific subjects that are in high need at schools that primarily serve disadvantaged populations.


Lifespan Respite Care Program - Technical Assistance Resource Center
In keeping with this mission, the Administration on Aging has recently announced the constitution of the Lifespan Respite Care Program - Technical Assistance Resource Center wherein it aims to invite applications for a competitive grant opportunity for implementing the requirements of the Technical Assistance Resource Center (TARC) as authorized in the Lifespan Respite Care Act of 2006.





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