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E.B. Howard Consulting set to Sponsor Buffalo/Niagara Chapter of NAWBO

E.B. Howard Consulting is proud to continue as one of the sponsors for the Buffalo/Niagara Chapter of National Association of Women Business Owner (NAWBO) for the 2018 sponsorship year and is proud to support NAWBO's mission of propelling women entrepreneurs into economic, social, and political spheres of power worldwide. Thank you #NAWBOWNY One of NAWBO’s greatest strengths is the ability to build strategic alliances, coalitions, and affiliations with corporate and affinity partners that help support and propel the growth and prosperity of women-owned businesses. NAWBO serves as the most effective and direct access to a community of successful women entrepreneurs. NAWBO offers ...
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/ General, NAWBO

Funding Opportunity: Urban Future Competition

The Urban Future Competition debuts the world’s most revolutionary smart mobility, smart city, and smart grid technologies by bringing the brightest entrepreneurs together with mission-driven investors, policy leaders, and corporate sponsors for a prestigious pitch competition in NYC. Thanks to BP, New York Community Trust (NYCT) and NYSERDA, they are able to offer each of three winners a $50,000 cash prize and admission into the ACRE incubator at UFL, NYC’s longest running cleantech incubator program. Apply today to build a better tomorrow. Applications are due December 1 Have questions about your funding & evaluation needs for your organization? We would love to talk with you ...
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/ Funding, Funding, SBIR, Small Business, Startup, StartUp

Why we choose to be industry agnostic

Many of our clients have a common goal to develop, fund, and implement innovative solutions to various social, cultural, or environmental issues and are the reason that drives us at E.B. Howard Consulting to do what we do. However, once in a while, we are asked about our industry focus. The truth... we do not have one; nor do we want one. We are Industry Agnostic; meaning we do not specialize in a specific industry. Rather we are choosing to be subject matter experts (SME) within the field of proposal preparation and evaluation services. We are focused on delivering high-quality services to all ...
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/ Evaluation, General, Grant, Grant writing

E.B. Howard Consulting to Sponsor and Attend Investor Accelerator

E.B. Howard Consulting is thrilled & honored to be included as sponsor and attendee at the Chloe Capital Investor Accelerator. Chloe Capital is offering a One Day Accelerator program October 25-26, 2017 for women interested in learning more about making an impact through investing in women entrepreneurs. Join us at the beautiful Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY for a day of inspiration, connecting and learning. The Chloe Capital Investor Accelerator is designed to provide a friendly, welcoming introduction to the startup investing ecosystem. It's targeted at women who have accumulated some funds to invest and may have experience with public stock ...
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5 Reasons to Conduct Evaluation

When organizations talk about evaluation, they often feel overwhelmed. Too often we assume evaluation requires lots of time and money that smaller organizations simply don’t have. But, program evaluation doesn’t need to be intensive to be valuable. Simply put, evaluation is nothing more than a systematic method for collecting, analyzing, and using the information to answer basic questions about a program, project, or activity. Evaluation is a process that critically examines a program or project. It involves collecting and analyzing information about a program’s activities, characteristics, and outcomes. Its purpose is to make judgments about a program, to improve its effectiveness, ...
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/ Evaluation, Evaluation

E.B. Howard Consulting to be sponsor at Chloe Capital Investor Accelerator

We are thrilled to be included as a sponsor for this investor accelerator. The Chloe Capital Investor Accelerator is designed to provide a friendly, welcoming introduction to the startup investing ecosystem. It's targeted at women who have accumulated some funds to invest and may have experience with public stock market investing and charitable giving but have not yet fully explored the impact they can make through investing directly in women entrepreneurs. We'll connect you with world-class mentors, resources, and opportunities that will jumpstart your investing journey. Participants will also have an opportunity to make an investment through the program. More experienced ...
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/ Angels, General, Small Business

SBIR 17.3 and STTR 17.C Now Open for Proposal Submission

The DOD SBIR 17.3 & STTR 17.C Broad Agency Announcements are Open for Proposal Submission TODAY, September 26, 2017 You may now submit your Phase I proposals for the open SBIR 17.3 and STTR 17.C Broad Agency Announcements (BAA) through the DOD SBIR/STTR proposal submission website at https://sbir.defensebusiness.org. All proposals for this Announcement must be received by 8:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.Important Dates: September 26, 2017: SBIR 17.3 and STTR 17.C open October 11, 2017: SITIS closes to new questions October 25, 2017: SBIR 17.3 and STTR 17.C close at 8:00 p.m. ET Proposal Submission Proposals must be submitted via the DOD SBIR/STTR ...
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/ DOD, Funding, Grants, SBIR, Small Business, Startup

Determining Eligibility for Funding

Searching for potential funding to support your organization can be a tiresome process; it is not easy to find a funder that fits perfectly with your organization’s needs. So, when you do find funding that seems like the right fit, understandably, you’re pretty excited. But have you really checked if it is the right fit? While funding may seem obvious on the surface, there are a lot of hidden requirements that you may not be aware of. It’s important to make sure your organization is aware of all of these requirements before exhausting all of your resources with a funder ...
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Barriers to Applying: 4 Common Items to Look for When Considering Funding

At E.B. Howard Consulting, we understand that searching for funding to help your business reach its full potential can be an extremely overwhelming task. That’s why E.B. Howard wants to provide your business with the necessary tools to make the process of finding funding much smoother. One very important aspect to consider when searching for funding for your organization is any barriers to applying. A barrier to applying can be anything that stands in the way of your company’s chances of receiving certain funding. Some barriers are easy to find, and by locating these barriers you can easily eliminate funding ...
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/ Funding, Funding, Grant, Grant writing, Startup, Tip, Tips

Funding Forecasting: What exactly does it look like?

We get it; as a new startup company or organization, one of the most daunting tasks can be locating the necessary funds to help your company grow. At E.B. Howard Consulting, our biggest concern is providing your company or organization with the necessary tools to reach its full potential. That is why one of the many services offered by E.B. Howard is Funding Forecasting. With the seemingly endless funding opportunities available to you, finding what works best for your company can seem like an impossible job. At E.B. Howard, our team wants to guarantee that all of your valuable time ...
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/ Funding, Funding, Grant, Grants, Resources