GRANTS FOR WOMEN – Grant assistance enables women to recover from an unfair and unjust system that has existed for a long time. The concept is very similar to affirmative action initiatives that help other minority groups. Business grants help women either start or expand an existing home business or non-profit organization. Education grants help women pay for college – tuition, books, and even dorms. These types of opportunities make up the thousands of federal, state, and private grants for women that are designed to give them the tools and funding they need to be successful.