Small Business Regional Training

Funding Opportunity ID: 283346
Opportunity Number: WHAP-WHAAQPPC-16-002
Opportunity Title: Small Business Regional Training
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Business and Commerce
Employment, Labor and Training
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 19.750
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Overseas non-governmental organizations (NGOs); U.S.-based and overseas institutions of higher education, and public international organizations (PIOs)
Agency Code: DOS-WHA
Agency Name: Department of State
Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
Posted Date: Apr 27, 2016
Close Date: Jun 07, 2016 No Explanation
Last Updated Date: Apr 27, 2016
Award Ceiling: $990,099
Award Floor: $990,099
Estimated Total Program Funding: $990,099
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The Small Business Regional Training project will support the creation of a regionally appropriate standardized training curriculum and accreditation/certification to Central American business counselors and Small Business Development Center (SBDC) staff, such that SBDCs can expand services and capacity for micro -, small-, and medium- sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Central America. This grant will also include a focus on advising for women-owned small businesses and promoting women’s entrepreneurship generally in Central America. This project will enhance the competitiveness of more than 16,000 MSMEs in Central America by strengthening regional capabilities through technical training to over 250 business counselors and the development of standard operating procedures at a growing number of SBDCs in Central America.
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