Best Practice Tip: ALWAYS contact any funder or agency by phone and/or email before you consider submitting a proposal.
While SBIR is a federal grant program, each of the 11 participating federal agencies runs its SBIR program a little differently.
When beginning the process of applying for SBIR funding, it is important to know which type of funding each agency offers. All agencies are different, and depending on the agency, you may be applying for either a grant or a contract. Do you know the difference? We do.
You may not want to hear this, but if you want funding you need to take care of your online presence. ALL OF IT.
Did you know that it can take 12-15 days for your SAM registration to become active?
Goals and objectives form the most important part of a project proposal and one should pay great attention while framing them. Well-drafted goals and objectives facilitate in developing an articulate proposal that has high chances of getting funded.
In the world of funding, deadlines are one of the biggest drivers of how we spend our time and effort. And yes, deadlines are important for winning grants and other forms of funding to make your business grow, but they are also important for managing your own time, and keeping things organized.
A Common Misconception about SBIR: Eligibility. Your business must be owned and operated within the United States, and all contributors to the SBIR research and development must be U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents.
Looking for funding and business support in Arizona? Being the #1 in the nation for entrepreneurial activity Arizona has all the resources needed to help your small business thrive such as Small Business Services (SBS), SBIR/STTR Resource Center, Venture Madness, and more!
The Small Business Administration (SBA) provides various eligibility requirements to apply for federal funding. To apply for Small Bussiness Innovative Research (SBIR) funding, your business must qualify as a Small Business Concern (SBC) as defined by SBA regulations.