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Grants to California technical assistance centers to provide pro-bono and affordable programs to entrepreneurs and existing small business owners. Applicants must submit an LOI before applying. Funding is intended to provide a range of support for business growth and stability. Preference will be given to programs that offer new or expanded services to underserved business groups, including women, people of color, and veteran-owned businesses, and businesses in low-wealth, rural, and disaster-impacted communities.
Eligible consulting and training services covered by the Program’s grant funding include: business plans and strategy; capital readiness and fundraising; expansion and revenue growth strategies such as export training, government and private procurement, e-commerce marketplace development and other business development strategies; marketing; management; operations; financial management; cybersecurity; production/manufacturing assistance and increased productivity strategies; innovation and tech transfer; business resilience such as emergency preparedness, disaster economic recovery, succession planning; among other areas.
CalOSBA seeks proposals that demonstrate collaboration and best practice sharing in the community and across ecosystem partners to build a stronger network of programs, services, and activities that benefit all California small business with a preference for underserved business groups.
These may include:
Allowable activities and expenditures under the Program can be found at https://cdn.calosba.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/2022-23-TAP-Program-Announcement-.pdf#page=7.
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Estimated Size of Grant:
The 2022/23 grant period will commence on October 1, 2022 and end on September 30, 2023.
Apply online: http://www.grants.business.ca.gov/
Letters of Intent and questions for the webinar should be submitted to email@example.com.
For help applying, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and copy Jean Coleman, Program Manager, at email@example.com with the subject line: Technical Assistance Grant Online Help.