The government grants for small businesses are there for businesses that are already in existence, as well as for those that are just starting. The government grants for small businesses are there to provide funds for a variety of reasons. As mentioned they are not only for existing businesses, but for those who may need funding to expand or perhaps for buying new equipment, or for repairs for example. In the case of new businesses, the government grants for small businesses are there to provide funding to get an individual started that has a viable business plan and is able to meet the other qualifications.
You can also take advantage of the Small Business Startup Assessment Tool below and see the tools and resources you need to succeed at launching your business. It takes just a minute and will also tell you if there may be any funding programs available.