Women's Business Center - Initial Phase Grant

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Women's Business Center - Initial Phase Grant: Since its inception in 1953, the Small Business Administration (SBA) has served to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small businesses. While the SBA is best known for its financial support of small businesses through its many lending programs, the Agency also plays a critical role in providing funding to organizations that deliver technical assistance in the form of counseling and training to small business concerns and nascent entrepreneurs in order to promote growth, expansion, innovation, increased productivity and management improvement. The mission of the WBC Program is to act as the catalyst for providing in-depth, substantive, outcome-oriented business services to women entrepreneurs, both nascent and established businesses, a representative number of which are socially and economically disadvantaged. This mission is accomplished through the award of financial assistance to private, 501(c)- certified non-profit organizations to enable them to affect substantial economic impact in their communities, as measured by successful business start-ups, job creation and retention, and increased company revenues. The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to provide funding for up to six eligible non-profit organizations (as defined in Section 3.2) to start a new, community-based Women's Business Center (WBC) in the geographic areas of SBA's six District offices that do not have a WBC in their respective service area. Eligible applicants must be private, non-profit organizations with 501(c) tax-exempt status from the U.S. Treasury/Internal Revenue Service and must provide services to the population within one of the following states. Applicants proposing to provide services within the District office territories must provide services to the population within the counties listed.
Federal Grant Title: Women's Business Center - Initial Phase Grant
Federal Agency Name: Small Business Administration (SBA)
Grant Categories: Business and Commerce
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: OWBO-2017-01-1
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 59.043
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: February 12th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: February 12th, 2018
Posted Date: December 29th, 2017
Creation Date: December 29th, 2017
Archive Date: No date given
Total Program Funding: $450,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $75,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $75,000
Expected Number of Awards: 6
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: December 29th, 2017
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
In order to be eligible for this funding opportunity, Applicants must be a private non-profit organization certified under § 501(c)- of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and have been providing technical services to women entrepreneurs.
Grant Announcement Contact
Office of Women’s Business Ownership
E-mail: OWBO@sba.gov
Phone: (202) 205-6673
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