Native American Micro Enterprise Business Services

The summary for the Native American Micro Enterprise Business Services grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Small Business Administration, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Native American Micro Enterprise Business Services: The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to invite proposals for funding from capable Applicants to eligible small business concerns under the U.S. Small Business Administration's Program to promote the development, success and long-term strength of small businesses providing specialized management and technical assistance, entrepreneurial education and training in delivering of vital business development services to Native American business communities across the country.
Federal Grant Title: Native American Micro Enterprise Business Services
Federal Agency Name: Small Business Administration (SBA)
Grant Categories: Business and Commerce
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SB-GC7J-23-003
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 59.007
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 12th, 2023
Original Application Deadline: August 12th, 2023
Posted Date: July 1st, 2023
Creation Date: July 1st, 2023
Archive Date: September 11th, 2023
Total Program Funding: $320,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $160,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: August 1st, 2023
Category Explanation
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Native American Affairs serves as the Agency’s small business resource to connect American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian entrepreneurs to all Agency resources for business development and business expansion. This includes programs implemented by our Office of Capital Access, Office of Government Contracting and Business Development, Office of Entrepreneurial Development, and Office of Disaster Assistance. The primary service delivery methods used by the Office of Native American Affairs in American Indians, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian business communities including contractor-led workshops, roundtables, so-sponsorship agreements, interagency agreements, tribal consultations, development and distribution of promotional materials, and attendance and participation in national and regional economic development conferences. ONAA has consistently taken steps to bring business training and information sessions to local American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities through contractor-led empowerment and enterprise workshops. Such national contractor-led and ONAA’s Assistant Administrator roundtables, American Supplier Initiative, co-sponsoring agreements, interagency agreements, and tribal consultations include such as business empowerment workshops, (8a) Business Development Program assistance, emerging business assistance, Moneysmart workshops, incubator workshops, business matchmaking sessions and updates that pertain to these groups. This funding opportunity seeks proposal of efforts that are unique and innovative in the substance of the assistance to be provided beneficiaries, and/or the methodology by which assistance is to be provided focusing on the geographic regions of the Southwest and Great Plains. Applicants may not propose efforts which merely duplicate any or all of SBA’s ongoing array of management and technical assistance service, in substance and/or method of delivery. Accordingly, SBA is seeking proposal of efforts that center around unique and innovative approaches to addressing the many challenges facing Native American firms and other 7(j) eligible firms today, including, but not limited to teaming with other businesses, mastering the processing of procuring a Federal government contract, reversing declines and re-energizing small businesses.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Small businesses
Additional Information on Eligibility
In order to be an eligible Applicant for this funding opportunity an Applicant must: • Are located in and/or intend to provide services to Native entrepreneurs in either the Southwest or Great Plains regions. • Be a for-profit or not-for-profit entity (including, but not limited to small businesses, other-than small businesses, trade and professional associations, educational institutions, and Native Community Development Financial Institutions); • Must have been in existence continually for at least the past three years; • Must demonstrate substantive experience dealing with issues related to the Native American population and small businesses located in areas with population of Native Americans and, • Must demonstrate that it has a track record and the capacity in providing assistance to Native American Micro Enterprise and small businesses.
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