1. Preparing an action plan. First, find out if your business idea is worth the effort.
2. If you want to apply for Small Business Grants, learn about the process first. They are generally very detailed and time-consuming. There is no guarantee if you will get one. Once you do this, you'll know if it's worth it.
3. Review the list of funding sources for your country. Go to the "Access Finance Wizard" and see what's available in your area. You will be asked to complete your goal and type of industry. Business help loans you are chances if you are an American, minority, veteran, or Indian American. It will also help you if your site is a rural community.