There are still no direct small business grants available from the federal government, but many state agencies offer direct small business grants and other types of financial assistance to help entrepreneurs with starting or expand a small business.
Below is a list of links to economic development agency Web sites of each state.
Most of the links go directly to the “financing” or “grant” page of the web site.
Other resources that may be beneficial to your business are listed as well.
Also remember that the SBA, does offer an array of very attractive loans for starting or expanding a small business.