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

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