As a small business when you are looking for grants make sure to pay close attention to the deadlines the creators of the grant have established. This is because grants are created to address specific issues within a specified time limit. This means you have to apply on time if you want to have any chance at getting said grants.
It is important to point this out because grants can have a very short window. A couple of weeks of application time is very common. Once you know the deadline try to get and turn in the application as soon as possible. This always gives you a better chance at winning the grants you apply for. So, before the end of February take a look at the first post: