States are beginning to create individual regulations surrounding AI in addition to federal legislations. Could these regulations affect your funding campaign in the future? ⚠️ ⛔️
The Economic Development Administration has selected exceptional organizations for its Build-to-Scale program. External evaluation is crucial for showcasing impact, credibility, and accountability. Congratulations to the recipients!
Do not hesitate in naming your evaluator for the upcoming EDA Tech Hubs Phase II NOFO! External evaluation is a mandatory component of this funding opportunity! 🔍 🔭
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. 🙏
While AI can be a useful tool in grant research, it does not replace the human subject matter expert. 🧠 🔍 💵
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! ☎️ 📞 💻
AI can not identify grant funding opportunities that fit a specific project without human intervention. 💻 🧠 💵
The current SBIR/STTR Phase I solicitation submission window end date has been extended to 5:00 PM submitter’s local time on Tuesday, January 9, 2024. Stay tuned for new SBIR/STTR submission opportunities.
Evaluation is a critical component of any grant program. It is used to measure the success of programmatic activities and suggest improvements for future years. 🔭 ℹ️