often covers government grants by agencies such as the Department of Labor. Grants by these governmental departments are designed to either stimulate job demand or assist a particular geographic or demographic group of people.
Government grants are designed to assist individuals or particular states with their employment issues. They are used as stop-gaps for true stimulus, demand creation for particular sectors, or as funds for highly targeted employment growth. States receive grants by the Department of Labor in order to alleviate particularly harsh layoff conditions or to develop a sector of employment that is desired for the future.