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Read our articles listed below for answers to frequently asked questions from our members.

What Are the Similarities and Differences Between a Grant and a Loan?

If you’re looking to fund a growth initiative, the two most common ways to do it are through grants and loans. While there are some similarities between a grant and a loan, they are actually very different methods of paying for your growth projects. In this blog, we’ll explore similarities, detail how grants differ from

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What Types of Grants Do Manufacturers Qualify For?

To understand the answer to this question, it is important to recognize that grants fund outcomes.  Outcomes are what will change as a result of a company getting a grants.  For for-profit companies, examples of outcomes include job creation, capital investment, upskilling employees, and increasing the market for goods made from recycled products.   If

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Where Do Grants Come From For Manufacturers?

In the non profit world, the answer to this question is pretty simple (foundations, primarily).  However, this is a significantly more complex question for the manufacturing and business community, primarily because the sources vary by state and type of project(s) the manufacturer executes.   Here is a non-exhaustive list of the typical sources of manufacturing

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Can Grant Professionals Take a Percentage of the Grant?

This is a question our clients commonly ask when requesting our assistance. While I understand that lawyers take a percentage of their awards as compensation for their work, there are three sound reasons why grant professionals like those on the team at Lakeview Consulting cannot take a percentage of the grant as payment for writing

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