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Funded in part through a grant with the U.S. Small Business Administration

How Do I Apply?

 

  1. Access NH Export Assistance Grant Program Guidelines October 2020 to download the application.
  2. Complete application.
  3. Complete the form below.
  4. Application must be one document (i.e. one word document or one PDF).
  5. Click Submit at the bottom of the page.

Frequently Asked Questions

 

SBA requires eligible companies to contribute a certain portion of their total eligible activities costs. OIC will reimburse 90% reimbursement towards total eligible expenses of an activity.  The company will contribute the remaining 10%.

 

The New Hampshire program is able to only offer companies one award within the two-year grant activity period (October 2020 – September 2022). The maximum award amount companies may apply for is $6,000.00. Should another round of applications be made available at a future date, OIC will make an announcement.

Yes, a modification can always be made to a company’s application, so that it fits the goals of the company and stays within the guidelines of the grant. You will need to submit a revised application to Rachel Adams and Tina Kasim.

No, this does not make a company ineligible to apply for another grant in the future, pending the State of New Hampshire is awarded a grant the following year.

 

Reminder: The STEP Grant is currently undergoing the approval process with the Governor & Executive Council to accept and expend these federal funds. Therefore, all applications and award notices for this grant are contingent upon Governor & Executive Council. Information on our request will be determined no later than December 2020.

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Accepted file types: .pdf, .doc. 2MB upload maximum, Files must be in one of the following formats: .pdf or .doc.

CONTACT INFORMATION

TINA KASIM
Program Manager

State of New Hampshire Office of International Commerce / NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs
(E) Tina.Kasim@livefree.nh.gov
(T) 603.340.7037

RACHEL ADAMS
International Trade Officer

State of New Hampshire Office of International Commerce / NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs
(E) Rachel.M.Adams@livefree.nh.gov
(T) 603.419.9010

JUSTIN OSLOWSKI
Director

New Hampshire Export Assistance Center / U.S. Commercial Service / International Trade Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce
(E) Justin.Oslowski@trade.gov
(T) 603.610.2416