Veteran's Business Outreach Centers Program

The summary for the Veteran's Business Outreach Centers Program 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.
Veteran's Business Outreach Centers Program: Program Announcement No. OVBD-2005-002 U.S. Small Business Administration / Office of Veterans Business Development Federal Assistance to Veterans Business Outreach Centers to Provide outreach, assessment. long term counseling, training and Management and Technical Assistance Services to Veterans, Service Disabled Veterans and Members of Reserve components of the US Military OPENING: March 10, 2005 CLOSING: APRIL 12, 2005 Extend due date to APRIL 26, 2005 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) plans to issue Program Announcement No.OVBD-2005-002 to invite applications from eligible nonprofit organizations to implement Veteran Business Outreach Center projects. The projects are to provide outreach, assessment, long and short term business training and counseling and other technical assistance services to veterans, service disabled veterans and US Military Reserve Component business owners and entrepreneurs. Applicants must apply electronically using ( The project period is a 5-year term consisting of one base year funding with four option years (subject to continued authorization and funding). The authorizing legislation is the Small Business Act 8(b)(17), 15 U.S.C. Section 637(b)(17). A Veterans Business Outreach Center is a community-based project that is funded in part or wholly by the U.S. Small Business Administration through a grant. The project is a planned scope of activities that provide business skills services development and coordinated services targeted to veterans. The project must operate as a distinct unit within the recipients organization, controlling its own budget for facilities, personnel, equipment and resources to carry out project activities. The VBOC services must include long-term training and counseling about financial planning and access, management, public and private procurement, marketing, job creation and planning for the event of Federal activation. These services must benefit small businesses owned and controlled by veterans, service disabled veterans and Reserve Component members of the US Military. All grant recipients will be required to track and report specific outcomes from their service delivery. Questions about this program announcement should be directed Ramona Peyton, Office of Veterans Business Development at (202)619-1690. Questions about budget or funding matters should be directed to Carol Greenfield, Agreement Officer at (202) 205-7090.
Federal Grant Title: Veteran's Business Outreach Centers Program
Federal Agency Name: Small Business Administration
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: OVBD-2005-002
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 59.044
CFDA Descriptions: Veterans Entrepreneurial Training and Counseling
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2005 Due to the new procedures and proces
Posted Date: Apr 11, 2005
Creation Date: Apr 11, 2005
Archive Date: May 12, 2005
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $150,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $150,000
Expected Number of Awards: 3
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Veteran's Business Outreach Centers
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Greenfield, Carol, Grants Management Specialist, Phone 202-205-7090, Fax 202-205-6821, Email Greenfield, Carol
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