Veterans Business Outreach Center Program

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Veterans Business Outreach Center Program: The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued Program Announcement No.VBOC-2008-003 andwill issue Federal cooperative agreement awards to eligible nonprofit organizations to conduct Veteran's Business Outreach Center (VBOC) projects. The projects are to provide outreach, assessment, long and short-term business training, counseling, directed referring, electronic or on-line assistance and other technical assistance services to veteran, service disabled veteran and US Military Reserve Component business owners and entrepreneurs, including discharging service members eligible for participation in the DOD/DOL Transition Assistance Program. Under this program announcement, the project period is five (5) years. The initial budget period is for 12 months, with the possibility of four additional (option) years.
Federal Grant Title: Veterans Business Outreach Center Program
Federal Agency Name: Small Business Administration
Grant Categories: Business and Commerce
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: VBOC-2008-003
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 59.044
CFDA Descriptions: Veterans Entrepreneurial Training and Counseling
Current Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2008 Closing date has been
Original Application Deadline: Jun 17, 2008
Posted Date: May 16, 2008
Creation Date: Jun 26, 2008
Archive Date: Jul 16, 2008
Total Program Funding: $150,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $150,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
An eligible applicant for the VBOC program is a responsible educational institution, private business, veteran's nonprofit community-based organization, and Federal, State and local departments and agencies for the establishment and implementation of outreach business assistance programs for discharging service members and reserve component members and their families, veterans and service disabled veterans.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Ramona Peyton Phone 202-619-1690

Email for VBOC-2008-003 [ramona.peyton@sba.gov]
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