OIT-STEP-2024-01

Active
Yes
Status
Posted
Published Date
April 22nd, 2024
Close Date
June 6th, 2024
Award Ceiling
$900,000.00
Award Floor
$100,000.00
Expected No. Awards
56
Opportunity No.
SB-OITST-24-001

Agency

Small Business Administration (SBA)

Eligible Applicants

Private Institutions of Higher Education

Funding Category

Business and Commerce

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering a grant opportunity titled "OIT-STEP-2024-01" in the category of Business and Commerce. This grant aims to support eligible small business concerns (ESBCs) in developing exports. The objective of the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) is to increase the number of U.S. small businesses that export, the dollar value of exports, and the number of U.S. small businesses exploring new trade opportunities. Private Institutions of Higher Education are eligible to apply for this grant. The grant has an award ceiling of $900,000 and an award floor of $100,000. The SBA expects to make 56 awards. The deadline for application submission is June 6, 2024. For more information and to apply, please visit the following link: OIT-STEP-2024-01. If you have any questions or need assistance, you can contact the Grants.gov Customer Support at support@grants.gov or call 1-800-518-4726.

Description

Under 15 U.S.C. ยง 649(l), the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) authorizes the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to make grants to States, and the equivalent thereof, to carry out projects that help develop exports by eligible small business concerns (ESBCs) (as defined in Section 8.1.5). The objective of STEP is to increase (1) the number of U.S. small businesses that export, (2) the dollar value of exports, and (3) the number of U.S. small businesses exploring significant new trade opportunities (as defined in 8.1.15).

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Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant