Presentation on theme: "“Federal Grants” Florida SBDC at FGCU Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed “Doing Business with the Government” State Designated as Florida’s Principal Provider."— Presentation transcript:
“Federal Grants” Florida SBDC at FGCU Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed “Doing Business with the Government” State Designated as Florida’s Principal Provider of Business Assistance [§ 288.001, Fla. Stat.]
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed Mission Statement We are a customer-driven organization of business professionals, dedicated to helping small businesses succeed, by enthusiastically providing creative solutions which exceed customer, employee, and stakeholder’s expectations.
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed Statewide Infrastructure Our Network S tatewide network of 43 centers involving: State Universities Colleges Chambers of Commerce Economic Development Councils Federal, State & Local Government Agencies Additional outreach is provided at more than 50 outreach locations, utilizing resource partners such as chambers of commerce, economic development organizations, business incubators and lending institutions. Locations
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed Accelerating Florida’s Economy Only statewide provider of entrepreneurial and emerging growth company services, playing a vital role in Florida’s economic development: Assisting entrepreneurs in every stage of the business cycle, from prospective entrepreneurs to mature businesses looking for growth opportunities and more; Working with firms in all industry sectors; Utilizing the expertise and resources of some of the best universities in Florida (Florida Gulf Coast University)and a professional staff of eleven business consultants; Accessing the resources of a national network of more than 5,000 SBDC professionals; and The FSBDCN is nationally accredited through the Association of SBDCs by Congressional mandate.
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed FSBDC Services Consulting Personalized, confidential and provided at no cost Training Value-added from the basics to advanced topics Business Data & Information Current and expansive information for better decision-making
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed Purpose Obtain federal funds to support the non- profit organization
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed Benefits Regional Approach Principle Investigator (PI) Grant Application Grant Administration Share in Grant Award (Participation)
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed Objectives Eligibility Opportunities Register Federal Grant Outline Assistance
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed Eligibility Government State County City Non-Profits (501(c) (3) status) Institutions of Higher Ed Other than Higher Ed Educational Organizations Independent School Districts Public/State Controlled Institutions of Higher Ed Private Institutions of Higher Ed Public Housing Organizations Public Housing Authorities Indian Housing Authorities Native Americans Federally Recognized Other than Federally Recognized
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed 26 Federal Agencies Agency for International Development Corporation for National and Community Service Dept of Agriculture Dept of Commerce Dept of Defense Dept of Education Dept of Energy Dept of Health and Human Services Dept of Homeland Security Dept of Housing and Urban Development Dept of Interior Dept of Justice Dept of Labor
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed 26 Federal Agencies Continued Dept of State Dept of Transportation Dept of Treasury Dept of Veterans Affairs Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Institute of Museum and Library Services National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) National Archives and Records Administration National Endowment for the Arts National Endowment for the Humanities National Science Foundation Small Business Administration (SBA) Social Security Administration
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed What does the Government Buy?
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed 20 Categories Agriculture Arts Business and Commerce Community Development Disaster Prevention and Relief Education Employment Labor and Training Energy Environmental Quality Food and Nutrition
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed 20 Categories Continued Health Housing Humanities Information and Statistics Law Justice and Legal Services Natural Resources Regional Development Science and Technology Social Services and Income Security Transportation
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed How Big is the Bag of Money?
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed Federal Grant Awards USA 460 Billion
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed What do I do now?
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed GET REGISTERED WWW.GRANTS.GOV Organization Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) WWW.SAM.GOVWWW.SAM.GOV System Automated Management WWW.IRS.GOVWWW.IRS.GOV Federal Tax Identification Number Fedgov.dnb.com/webform Dun and Bradstreet
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed Grant Opportunities Find a Grant Opportunity at www.grants.gov Download the Grant Application Package/Instructions Complete the Grant Application Package Submit the Grant Application Package Track the Status of the Completed Grant Application
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed Teaming Within your organization Other non-profits Government For-Profit Businesses (subcontractors)
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed Federal Grant Proposal Outline Proposal Summary Introduction of Organization Problem Objective Method of Approach
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed 22 Federal Grant Proposal Outline Continued Project Evaluation Future Funding Project Budget with Justification Grant Administration and Reporting
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed Assistance Grant Resources at www.grants.gov www.grants.gov SBDC/PTAC Locations at www.fsbdcswfl.org and www.fptac.org www.fsbdcswfl.org www.fptac.org
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed Summary Eligibility Opportunities Register Federal Grant Outline Assistance
Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed Q & A “Daniel Telep Jr.” Florida Gulf Coast University FSBDC 239.745.3708 or 239.745.3700 “dtelep@FGCU.edu www.fsbdcswfl.org