Common questions

Are Free government grants real?

Are Free government grants real?

Offers of free money from government grants are scams. Someone might offer you a grant to pay for education, home repairs, home business expenses, or unpaid bills. But they’re all scams. Here’s how to avoid a government grant scam, and how to report it.

What qualifies as severe financial hardship?

We may consider you to be in severe financial hardship if: your liquid assets are less than a set amount. you’ve had unavoidable or reasonable expenses.

How do I prove financial hardship to Centrelink?

This may include either:

  1. payment of rental bond.
  2. bank statements showing a reduction of income, essential spending and reduced savings.
  3. a report from a financial counselling service.
  4. debt repayment agreements.
  5. any other evidence you have to explain your circumstances.

Are there any fake grants from the government?

A fake $9,000 government grant is offered via a phone call by scammers impersonating the federal authorities. Free money from the government is always lovely to have but watch out for this scam. It even involves using a Steam card (like in this example), if you know what that is.

How to get a$ 7000 loyalty grant?

“I Just received a call from 1 306 687 6676 saying I have been granted a $7000 Loyalty Grant from the U.S. Government. I was told to call 202 602 2691 and speak to the Financial Management. I was given an I.D. # of 7169765.”

What to do if you get a call about a grant?

Call his bluff or hang up the phone. If you want to play with someone who calls to say you won money, ask him/her to send you a valid check, just like the real grants come. Don’t give your actual address, maybe only your work’s address.

How to find out if you got a government grant?

I got a call from 2024948041, it was a guy with an Indian accent saying I got a $9000 grant from the federal government. Asked my name and zip code (first one he gave was wrong, I had to correct it) and confirmed my email. He told me to call back 3155631180 and gave me a code (FO261). Second guy gave me code SO261.