Funded in part through a grant with the U.S. Small Business Administration
How Do I Apply?
- Access NH Export Assistance Grant Program Guidelines October 2020 to download the application.
- Complete application.
- Complete the form below.
- Application must be one document (i.e. one word document or one PDF).
- 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.
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.
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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