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.

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.

Launching StartupFundHub

Launching StartupFundHub

Sometimes launching in the middle of a global pandemic helps everyone else. 🦠 😷 πŸ”¬ 🌑 ...
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Know Your Competitive Advantage

Know Your Competitive Advantage

Do you know your competitive advantage? If you plan on pitching to investors or applying for #federal #funding, you should. 🏧 ...
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The Erie County Back to Business Grant Program

The Erie County Back to Business Grant Program

Ureeka and 43North are using Erie Counties' CARES act funds in a big way! Apply today to the The Erie County Back to Business Grant Program! πŸ₯‡ πŸ₯ˆ πŸ₯‰ ...
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SBIR Contracts for NIH & CDC - essential info before applying

SBIR Contracts for NIH & CDC – essential info before applying

The #HHS Omnibus Solicitation offers opportunities for #SBIR contacts in #CDC, #FDA and #NIH focus areas. πŸ’‰πŸ¨πŸ’Š ...
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NIH Solicitation Changes: Stay Informed

NIH Solicitation Changes: Stay Informed

NIH and other government agencies frequently change their policies and solicitation instructions. Stay up to date! πŸ—“ ...
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Why Customer Discovery Is Important Prior to SBIR

Why Customer Discovery Is Important Prior to SBIR

Customer discovery is the foundation for all subsequent commercialization and marketing plans. Make sure you complete you customer discovery well in advance before applying for #SBIR ⏰ ...
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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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NIH Announced Next Round of SBIR/STTR Funding

NIH Announced Next Round of SBIR/STTR Funding

The #NIH has announced their next round of #SBIR/#STTR #funding! Do you know when and how to apply? πŸ“£ ...
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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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