You might think that qualifying for a grant would require a lot of work, but putting together a grant application is fairly simple. Here's where to start.
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I have evaluated over 100 applications to government grant programs and I can assure that there are many "for-profit" companies that received a substantial grant.
However, many entrepreneurs are "out of the loop" of the type/style of the documents and info provided in applications and fail many times, not due to the project quality but to the way it is formally communicated.
You can check that I have recently published a course on Udemy for that purpose. In the case you want to check the topics covered, here is the link. Anyway, let's keep this thread open to further discuss about this!
Just look for "SBIR" on Udemy.com.