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Funding opportunities to help veterans and service-disabled veterans

Writing by Design Media, Inc. staff


According to a press release, the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced that nonprofit organizations and private sector firms can apply for up to $500,00 to deliver federal procurement training to veteran and service-disabled veteran entrepreneurs.

"With the U.S. Government being the single largest purchaser of goods and services in the world, there is a tremendous opportunity for our veteran small business community to tap into government contracting,” said Larry Stubblefield, Associate Administrator for the SBA's Office of Veterans Business Development. "Through our Veteran Federal Procurement Entrepreneurship Training Program, we will continue to provide grants that train and empower veterans and service-disabled veterans as they enter and expand in the federal marketplace.”



The awards will be for a project period of 12 months, with three option periods of 12 months each according to the release. The funding will educate veterans and service-disabled veterans.

All applications must be submitted by July 12 at 11:59 p.m. (EST) through Grants.gov with the opportunity number SB-OVVT-21-001.

"The SBA’s Office of Veterans Business Development will host a conference call on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at 2 p.m. EDT to answer questions related to the Veteran Federal Procurement Entrepreneurship Training Program grant announcement. Please submit any questions to Jerry Godwin at jerry.godwin@sba.gov no later than Thursday, June 17, 2021. To join the call, please use the following information:"

Information, including a transcript of the conference call once it is available, will be posted on grants.gov and sba.gov.




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