Generally, in the U.S. a 501 (c) 3 agency (not-for-profit business) can apply for grants. Also, there are grants for starting a new business available from the U.S. government, and individual citizens can also apply for certain types of government grants: for college, for a down payment on a home if you are a first time buyer, to repair major environmental damage to your property, etc.
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