LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Helping veterans to become entrepreneurs is the focus of a new program at U of L.
 
The new initiative is offering free grants to veterans who want to start their own business.

The "VetStart" program meets once a week from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Louisville.

Participants in the 10-week program receive one-on-one mentoring, start up training and money for eligible start up expenses.

The deadline for applications is August 14.

Classes are set to begin in September.

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