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Small Business Regional Training

Post Date

April 27th 2016

Application Due Date

June 7th 2016

No Explanation

Funding Opportunity Number


CFDA Number(s)


Funding Instrument Type(s)


Funding Activity Categories

Business and Commerce
Employment, Labor and Training

Number of Awards


Eligibility Categories

Public and State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education
Non-Profits With 501 (c) (3) Status With The IRS (Except Higher Education Institutions)
Private Institutions of Higher Education

Overseas non-governmental organizations (NGOs); U.S.-based and overseas institutions of higher education, and public international organizations (PIOs)


  • Estimated Total Funding:


  • Award Range:

    $990099 - $990099

Grant 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 womenМд▄╒МБ▄шМБ▄╙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.

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Department of State

  • Office:

    Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs

  • Agency Contact: Contact Center
    Phone Number: 1-800-518-4726

    Hours of operation are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The contact center is closed on federal holidays.

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    Small Business Regional Training

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