#NSF offers the highest success rate of all 11 #SBIR participating agencies. It also has a rolling deadline making it a great target for your first federal grant. 🧪 🧫 🧬
The #HHS #SBIR is one of the highest funded and thusly most frequently awarded of the 11 #SBIR agencies. 💉 💊
The #DOE #SBIR has a success rate of only 13%. This means of all submitted proposals, only 13% result in an award. 💡
The #DOD #SBIR has one of the highest success rates of all agencies awarding thousands of proposals per fiscal year. 📡
There is no such thing as “free money”, there are however great opportunities for grants in the private and federal space. 💴
Thinking of applying for SBIR? No certifications will speak to the proficiency of your grant professional, but GPA membership is a great indicator of professionalism and high ethical standards.
Can your consultant guarantee your proposal will win? 🥇 🏆 Unfortunately the answer is no. Reviewers alone decide the outcome of a proposal.
While there is no “free money” or personal grants, COVID-19 🦠 relief funding is widespread and plentiful. Check out Startup Fund Hub to see what you may be eligible for!
While success fees may sound tempting, they are not worth it in the end. Choose the ethical route instead and you will be rewarded in the long run. ⚠️ 🛑 ✋
Do you know the allowable vs. unallowable cost for NOAA proposals? What do you know about pre-award costs? 💵 🧠