Funding Resources

Welcome to our funding resources page. As always, be sure to check with each funder with regard to focus, fit, funding amounts, deadlines, and approach before applying. Don’t see funding that fits your needs?Β Let us develop a highly curated menu to fit your specific funding needs. We can identify federal, state, foundation, or other opportunities that can help sustain existing initiatives or make new plans and future successes a reality.Β Schedule a consult call with us here.

Non-Dilutive Funding

Looking for non-dilutive funding? Looking for highly curated funding to support your R&D efforts for your organization, or for small business funding? We offer this as a service to our clients.

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Startup Fund Hub (Launching in summer of 2020)

Looking for non-dilutive grants, accelerators, start-up competitions, government funding, tax incentives, and much more? Check out subscription service at StartupFundHub.com

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Dilutive Funding Database

Looking for dilutive funding? Want a Venture Capital firm that will take you seriously regardless of your gender and/or ethnicity? We have the list of firms for you.

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SBIR/STTR

Looking for quick information on SBIR? Need info on NIH, NSF, DOD, etc.?

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Additional Resources & Guidance: As always, please note, a substantial effort has been made to provide accurate and complete information on this website. However, we cannot guarantee that there will be no errors. E.B. Howard Consulting does not assume any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, products, or processes disclosed herein, or represents that use of such information, products, or processes would not infringe on privately owned rights.

SBIR Preparation: What Does Your Online Presence Say About You?

SBIR Preparation: What Does Your Online Presence Say About You?

Type your name or your company's name into a web search. What comes up? Do you like what you see? πŸ‘€ In the digital age, a professional web presence is key to winning customers and investors and is an important thing to consider before you apply for #SBIR ...
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What is NSF I-corp and how is it beneficial to participate in before SBIR?

What is NSF I-corp and how is it beneficial to participate in before SBIR?

Participating in #NSF #I-Corps programming may help you develop your #commercialization skills and could increase your chances of being awarded #SBIR #funding! πŸ’Ό ...
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In Prep for SBIR: What Is TAM?

In Prep for SBIR: What Is TAM?

What is TAM? And how does it relate to #SBIR proposals? The Total Addressable Market is an important aspect of any business plan ...
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What Are Your Sustainable Competitive Advantages?

What Are Your Sustainable Competitive Advantages?

What are your sustainable competitive advantages? How will you capture and keep your market share?β™ŸοΈ ...
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SBIR Proposal Prep: Recent & sizeable changes in the market

SBIR Proposal Prep: Recent & sizeable changes in the market

#SBIR proposals entail a lot of market research. You will need to outline who your competition is, why your product is better and use industry trends and market changes to forecast your addressable market. A few key areas of focus can go a long way to help make market research accurate and predictive ...
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Patent Research: Why is it useful for competitor discovery

Patent Research: Why is it useful for competitor discovery

Patent research can go a long way in discovering market fit and evaluating your competitors. Start your research today! ...
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SBIR Program Overview

SBIR Program Overview

Learn all you need to know about #SBIR #grants in 5 minutes. Ready, set. go! 🏁 ...
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In Prep for SBIR: what is SAM?

In Prep for SBIR: what is SAM?

SAM or Serviceable Addressable Market is one of the key #commercialization terms to know BEFORE you apply for #SBIR. The reviewers will ask for market evaluations and financial forecasts, so be ready!πŸ’Έ ...
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DSIP Registration and Login Changes - What You Need To Know.

DSIP Registration and Login Changes – What You Need To Know.

On August 13th 2020 the Department of Defense (DOD) Small Business and Technology Office announced the DSIP integration with Login.gov ...
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Quick Tips for Proposal Preparation

Quick Tips for Proposal Preparation

Four quick tips and recommendations from us on how better prepare for #federal #funding such as #SBIR/#STTR. ☝ ...
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Where to find an NSF I-corp program near you

Where to find an NSF I-corp program near you

There are 9 nodes and 99 sites available for attendees of the #NSF I-Corps program. What are you waiting for? Apply today!πŸš€ ...
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43North To Cancel Annual Pitch Competition Due to Covid-19

43North To Cancel Annual Pitch Competition Due to Covid-19

43North to cancel annual pitch competition due to Covid-19 😒 ...
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Competitor market research in preparation for SBIR proposals

Competitor market research in preparation for SBIR proposals

Preparing for your #SBIR #proposal early can give you a competitive edge over other applicants. It's market #research time! πŸ”­ ...
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In Prep for SBIR: What is TM?

In Prep for SBIR: What is TM?

What is Total Market? One of the very important marketing strategies you can use to capture your market segment and forecast your future revenue. #SBIR reviewers want to see applicants who are well versed in #commercialization procedures, so learn all you can before you apply!🧠 ...
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In Prep for SBIR: TAM, SAM, and TM

In Prep for SBIR: TAM, SAM, and TM

When writing a #commercialization plan for #SBIR it helps to learn all you can about marketing and income forecasting methods. Learn about TAM, SAM, and TM and the role they all play in the market share you capture ...
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Following COVID-19 Delay 43North Announces New Application Date for  2020 Startup Competition

Following COVID-19 Delay 43North Announces New Application Date for 2020 Startup Competition

43North will start accepting applications for the 2020 round of the 43North Startup competition on June 23rd ...
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Black-owned businesses invited to share in $2 million grant from WeWork.

Black-owned businesses invited to share in $2 million grant from WeWork.

Black-owned businesses invited to share in $2 million grant from WeWork ...
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Startup Fund Hub: The Next Big Thing in Small Business

Startup Fund Hub: The Next Big Thing in Small Business

Startup Fund Hub offers nondilutive funding at your fingertips so you can start or grow your business. πŸ”§ ...
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What is Customer Discovery?

What is Customer Discovery?

Customer discovery is the first step toward market validation and #commercialization. Learn about the process as well as some resources that could help guide you through the process.πŸ’³ ...
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End-User Vs. Target Customer

End-User Vs. Target Customer

Do you know the difference between target customers and end-users? There is an important distinction to be made between the two when discussing #commercialization plans. 🚧 ...
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