Copy of Technical Assistance Expansion Program (TAP) - California Grants Portal - California Grants Portal

Summary

Details

Purpose:

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Purpose:

This grant is ONLY open to Small Business Technical Assistance Providers. This is NOT a grant to small businesses.

TAP seeks to expand consulting and training to small businesses entrepreneurs. Funding is for new or enhanced consulting and training services to small businesses. Applicants must provide match funding in the form of federal or private funding to conduct technical assistance to small businesses. Please see RFP for more information.

Description:

Summary This grant is ONLY open to Small Business Technical Assistance Providers. This is NOT a grant to small businesses.

California is home to a range of small business technical assistance centers (“Centers”) that provide free or low-cost one-on-one, confidential consulting and training to help small businesses and entrepreneurs start, grow and expand, and create jobs in California. These centers are funded in part by federal and private funding sources and are a crucial aspect of the support system for small business growth and entrepreneurship across the State. The SB TAP provides state grant funding to support direct services to small businesses and entrepreneurs including through expansion of services to underserved businesses and regions. The program is intended for established centers with a track record of high-quality technical assistance work. In addition, the program is intended for centers with the capacity to build on existing work, expand to serve California’s underserved business groups, and ensure equitable access and opportunity for all California small businesses.

See https://calosba.ca.gov/small-business-and-entrepreneurship-assistance-center-funding-opportunities/ for more information

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

Nonprofit

Federally-awarded small business technical assistance programs in California, administered by and primarily funded by federal agencies, that provide one-on-one confidential free or low-cost consulting and training to small businesses and entrepreneurs in this state. Small business technical assistance centers that possess private funding sources. Must be a federally designated TA center, 501c3 or 501c6.

Eligible Geographies:

California

Matching Funding Requirement:

See Program Announcement https://calosba.ca.gov/small-business-and-entrepreneurship-assistance-center-funding-opportunities/

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