Early-stage, impact-focused startups often seek out traditional funding—equity or debt—to fuel their expansion and growth goals. But for a variety of reasons, these options aren’t always available: it’s too early to raise equity rounds, and debt financing requires certain qualifications.
Foundation-led grants have emerged recently as a great option for startups with a social mission, including those building fintech for inclusion solutions. In this guide, we’ll help you:
- Understand the critical differences in securing grant funding versus equity or debt funding
- Identify the type of grant funding that best fits your company’s needs
- Develop a successful grant proposal