Contrary to popular belief there are only a very few grants available to start and grow businesses.
Estimate the amount of funding you need to secure financing for your business
Start at the beginning: how much money do you need and for what?
- Tips on estimating startup costs (SBA)
- Online startup costs calculator (Bplans.com)
- Small Business Development Center (SBDC) counselors can also help you determine your startup or expansion financing needs
Determine the Best Source of Funding
- Overview of business financing (BizFilings by CT)
- Quick Pick chart of funding sources based on stage of business (BizFilings by CT)
Get more information on specific types of funding: