There are very limited resources for finding a grant for an individual . Most grants are filtered through a non-profit organization or similar organizations . Here are the few sources that I found . One charges $9.95 a month , however it is better than paying someone $500.00 for something that you can research yourself.
FOUNDATION GRANTS FOR INDIVIDUALS
You can use this service from home for $9.95 a month by going here:
Or , you can access it for free from selected libraries , which are listed here ;
GRANTS FOR INDIVIDUALS FROM THE MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
This source has grants for individuals listed by topic . There are also scholarships for all types of education and life experiences. A great resource !
Here is a rare find . An organization that gives grants of $2,500 - $5,000 for individuals ! These are grants for people with various needs ,and like most grants , you must fit the guidelines. It is definately worth a try !
The MEYER foundation grant for individuals :
SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS --EDUCATIONAL --QUALITY OF LIFE--AND MORE
For those of us with major medical challenges , chronic long term diseases or illnesses , disabled , wheel chair bound , paralysed , facing major life challenges due to physical (dis)abilities
FINANCIAL AID FOR SINGLE MOMS WHO WANT TO GO TO COLLEGE TECHNICAL SCHOOL
or other learning institutions. Plus grants for other areas of a single moms life .With a special section with aid for your children
IF YOU LIVE IN MICHIGAN : GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SINGLE MOMS WHO LIVE IN MICHIGAN