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Renewal of the Cooperative Agreement for Current Recipient Organizations

Post Date

April 17th 2012

Application Due Date

July 19th 2012

Funding Opportunity Number


CFDA Number(s)


Funding Instrument Type(s)

Cooperative Agreement

Funding Activity Categories

Business and Commerce

Number of Awards


Eligibility Categories


Private institutions of higher education; Public and State controlled institutions of higher education; and State governments


  • Estimated Total Funding:


  • Award Range:

    $199999 - $65000000

Grant Description

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) issues Program Announcement No. OSBDC-2013-01 (FY) to invite applications from existing SBDC recipient organization currently funded under the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) program as authorized by Section 21(a) of the Small Business Act, (15 USC Section 648); The SBDC program is the SBAуs largest matching grant, funding a service delivery network to provide high quality business and economic development assistance to small businesses and nascent entrepreneurs in order to promote growth, expansion, innovation, increased productivity and management improvement. The SBDCs, in partnership with SBAуs Office of Small Business Development Centers (OSBDC) and SBA District Offices, develop programs and provide business management and other services that enhance the economic development goals and objectives of SBA and their other respective state and local funding partners. The SBDC program is a broad-based system of assistance for the small business community that links the resources of Federal, state, and local governments with those of the educational community and the private sector. Although SBA is responsible for the general management and oversight of the SBDC program, a partnership exists between SBA and the recipient organization to effectuate the delivery of assistance to the small business community. Questions about this program announcement should be directed to the Office of Small Business Development Centers at the SBA, at (202)205-6766.

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Small Business Administration

  • Office:


  • Agency Contact:

    U.S. Small Business Administration
    Office of Small Business Development Centers
    (202) 205-6766
    Phone 202-205-7051

  • Agency Mailing Address:

    OSBDC email

  • Agency Email Address:

  • More Information:

    Program Announcement Link

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