AI Legislation on a state-by-state basis

  • November 28, 2023

States are beginning to create individual regulations surrounding AI in addition to federal legislations. Could these regulations affect your funding campaign in the future? ⚠️ ⛔️

Thanking Funders is Key to Retaining Them

  • November 16, 2023

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. πŸ™

NSF extends SBIR submission window

  • November 3, 2023

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.

Be prepared to answer these 9 questions in your grant applications

  • October 10, 2023

When applying for federal grants, it’s important to be prepared to answer questions about how your business aligns with the values and priorities of the funding organization, the potential risks and challenges associated with your project, your short and long-term goals, your team’s experience and expertise, the impact your project will have on the community, your business’s mission and budget, metrics you will use to measure success, and your personal story as the founder. πŸ“ πŸ’΄ πŸ“•

NSF ITE Startup Accelerator Ignition Program Award Winners Announced

  • October 5, 2023

The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) ITE Feasibility Study for Startup Accelerator Ignition Program award requires extensive reporting to continue receiving funding. Savvy applicants will enlist the help of their external independent evaluator to meet these reporting requirements. πŸ“Š