Grant


Grant

Grant may refer to:

Funding

*Grant writing
*Grant (money), a financial aid
*Grant (research), for scientific research
*Categorical grant
*Block grant
*Federal grant
*Land grant, a gift of land from a government or royalty in exchange for service

Places

Canada

*Grant Land, northern lobe of Ellesmere Island

United Kingdom

*Soy (also known as Grantown), Strathspey, Scotland
*Castle Grant, 1.5 miles North of Grantown-on-Spey, Scotland

United States

*Grant, Alabama
*Grant, Colorado
*Grant, Florida
*Grant, Iowa
*Grant, Michigan
*Grant, Minnesota
*Grant, Nebraska
*Grant, Wisconsin (six towns)
*Grant City, Missouri
*Grant City, Staten Island
*Grant Park, Illinois
*Grant Park (Chicago)
*Grant Town, West Virginia
*Grant Township, Michigan (eleven townships)
*Grant Township, Pennsylvania
*Grants, New Mexico
*U.S. Grant Bridge over Ohio River and Scioto River

Australia

*County of Grant

Businesses

*W. T. Grant variety store, a chain of mass-merchandise stores
*William Grant & Sons, a Scotch whisky distilling company

Military History

*USS "Albert W. Grant" (DD-649), a US Navy destroyer
*M3 Lee, an American tank, a modified version was called the "Grant"

Other

*Grant (automobile), a defunct Findlay, Ohio auto manufacturer
*"In Search of the Castaways" (originally titled "The Children of Captain Grant"), a novel by Jules Verne
*United States fifty-dollar bill bearing a portrait of President Ulysses S. Grant
*"Grant", a poem by Patti Smith from her 1978 book "Babel"

People

See Grant (name)
*Cary Grant, American actor
*Avram Grant, Israeli football coach.
*Gogi Grant, American singer
*Hugh Grant, British actor
*Ulysses S. Grant, General-in-chief of the Union Army during the American Civil War and 18th president of the USA


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