Whether you are a for-profit business enterprise or a non-profit organization, grants can be the financial life blood of your business... but if you don't know what you're doing, the grant finding process can be intimidating and prohibitively time-consuming. Don't let it be a roadblock to the success of your business - learn all about grants and open the door to all the potential funding resources out there. Do it for yourself and your organization's bottom line - we will show you how! Topics include: - Debunking myths about "free money" and grants available. - Locating available funds for both for-profit and non-profit organizations. - Real-life examples of people who have found different ways to fund their businesses. - Crowdfunding, sponsorships, and other fundraising opportunities. - How to go about applying for a grant. Discover a universe of funding opportunities when you learn about grants for your organization. Your time will be time well spent, so get ready to learn all about grants and "SCORE" funding for your business today! Presenter: Lorinda Gonzalez Lorinda Gonzalez is the owner of GrantsInk., a South Miami based business offering an array of writing, research and consultation services for non-profit and for-profit businesses. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English Writing & Rhetoric and is pursuing a graduate degree in Marketing Communications. She is a certified grant writer and has helped companies acquire funds from different resources. She is also the Co-Founder and Secretary of a 501©3 non-profit organization, NMD United, which focuses on providing informational resources to increase self-direction while promoting independence for individuals with neuromuscular disabilities. This workshop will be held by the Miami-Dade SCORE Chapter.