Government grants and loans
The government does not offer "free money" for individuals. Federal grants are typically only for states and organizations. But you may be able to get a federal loan for education, a small business, and more.
If you need help with food, health care, or utilities, visit USA.gov's benefits page.
Avoid “free money” from the government scams
The government does not offer free money or grants to people for personal needs. Learn how to report "free money" scams and find government benefits or loans to help with expenses.
How to get a government loan
Government loans can help pay for education, housing, business, disaster relief, and more. Unlike grants and benefits, government loans must be repaid, often with interest.
Federal government grants are typically not given to people for personal expenses. They are for organizations that work with programs and projects funded by the government.