Request for Statement of Interest for Upcoming Boots to Business Funding Opportunity

The summary for the Request for Statement of Interest for Upcoming Boots to Business Funding Opportunity 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.
Request for Statement of Interest for Upcoming Boots to Business Funding Opportunity: The U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Veterans Business Development requests statement of interest for the Boots to Business (B2B) program funding opportunity from organizations interested in providing entrepreneurship training to transitioning servicemembers, veterans, and military spouses interested in starting and growing a small business. The B2B entrepreneurial development program provides introductory and follow-on small business ownership education and training to U.S. military service members and spouses (including members of the Reserve and National Guard) via the U.S. Department of Defense's Transition Assistance Program (TAP). Statements of interest are expected to provide insight on the potential applicants experience in administering entrepreneurship training programs by utilizing instructors with practical experience in starting, owning, and operating businesses to clients, specifically veterans and military spouses, in addition to those interested in starting new businesses or those who currently own an established business and are seeking opportunities for expansion or diversification. This request for statements of interest closes at 11:59 p.m. on December 16, 2016. All SOIs must be submitted through the web-portal at SOIs submitted via other media will not be reviewed. A Q&A Webinar and Conference Call will be held on December 6, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. EST to answer questions. Please submit all questions to John Lira, at by December 2, 2016. Below please find the telephone number and access code for the webinar and conference call. Telephone: 1-888-858-2144 Access Code:1183010#
Federal Grant Title: Request for Statement of Interest for Upcoming Boots to Business Funding Opportunity
Federal Agency Name: Small Business Administration (SBA)
Grant Categories: Business and Commerce
Type of Opportunity: Other
Funding Opportunity Number: B2B-SOI-2017-01
Type of Funding: Other
CFDA Numbers: 59.044
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: December 18th, 2016
Original Application Deadline: December 18th, 2016
Posted Date: November 18th, 2016
Creation Date: November 18th, 2016
Archive Date: January 17th, 2017
Total Program Funding: $2,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $0
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: November 18th, 2016
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - For-profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses
Link to Full Grant Announcement
SBA-Office of Veterans Business Development Spotlight
Grant Announcement Contact
John Lira
B2B Program Analyst
Phone 202-205-6522
B2B Program Analyst
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