USDA SBIR Phase II is opening soon!

  • November 29, 2023

The Phase II SBIR application deadline will be announced by USDA this December. are you ready? ๐ŸŒฑ ๐ŸŒฝ ๐Ÿ„

AI Legislation on a state-by-state basis

  • November 28, 2023

States are beginning to create individual regulations surrounding AI in addition to federal legislations. Could these regulations affect your funding campaign in the future? โš ๏ธ โ›”๏ธ

Thanking Funders is Key to Retaining Them

  • November 16, 2023

To retain funders as long-term partners, it’s important to thank them for their contribution and treat them as stakeholders. Personalize the thank you note, send it within a week of receiving the grant, share progress regularly, and involve them in important strategic decisions. This will show that you value and appreciate their support, leading to a positive and lasting relationship. ๐Ÿ™

Reach out to funders before applying for a specific opportunity

  • November 9, 2023

Building a relationship with the program officer is a key strategy for small business owners applying for federal grant funding. Personalize your approach, ask thoughtful questions, and be persistent but not pushy to increase your chances of success! โ˜Ž๏ธ ๐Ÿ“ž ๐Ÿ’ป

NSF extends SBIR submission window

  • November 3, 2023

The current SBIR/STTR Phase I solicitation submission window end date has been extended to 5:00 PM submitterโ€™s local time on Tuesday, January 9, 2024. Stay tuned for new SBIR/STTR submission opportunities.