Grants for small businesses available to take their businesses global
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration has opened the submission period for a funding opportunity through the State Trade Expansion Program.
The purpose of the grant opportunity is to invite proposals to fund eligible state entities to provide assistance, guidance and tools to small businesses interested in exporting goods and services.
“Under President Trump’s leadership, our nation has embarked on the implementation of new, modern trade agreements. As we continue to see more fair and reciprocal trade deals enacted, exporting is a tremendous way for American small businesses to grow and compete in a global economy,” said SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza. “The STEP grant program is an incredible tool, providing direct support to small businesses as they seek new and increased international sales opportunities.”
Small businesses located New York, New Jersey and Puerto Rico have…