United States of America – Wisconsin – Export Development Grant Program

Grant Name: Export Development Grant Program
Country: United States of America – Wisconsin
Information Link: www.mke7.com/index.php?submenu=ExportDevelopmentGrantProgram&src=gendocs&ref=Export{5fd5d0c347966b9ca8e0f456e16034dfe54ed0385696705fc3c1ddd66732c056}20Development{5fd5d0c347966b9ca8e0f456e16034dfe54ed0385696705fc3c1ddd66732c056}20Grant{5fd5d0c347966b9ca8e0f456e16034dfe54ed0385696705fc3c1ddd66732c056}20Program&category=Milwaukee7

The Milwaukee 7, in collaboration with JPMorgan Chase, is offering the Export Development Grant Program to help manufacturers, companies selling a proprietary product line, and service-based companies grow in international trade. The Export Development Grant Program will award matching funds of up to $5,000 to companies in Southeastern Wisconsin, both new to export as well as existing exporters, to take advantage of opportunities in international markets and to overcome obstacles.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE

Companies must be located within the seven-county region consisting of: Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington or Waukesha. Preference will be given to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME’s) with less than 500 employees.

WHAT THE GRANT COVERS

Grant awards must be used to support the company’s growth into new or existing international markets. Companies may include multiple services and activities in their application. Awards can be used for services and programs including but not limited to:

  • Marketing
  • Compliance
  • Business Development
  • Education
  • Financing
  • Consultation

WHEN APPLICATIONS ARE DUE

Wave 14: Application deadline March 31, 2019. Award notifications by April 30, 2019.

Wave 15: Application deadline June 30, 2019. Award notification by July 31, 2019.

Wave 16: Application deadline September 30, 2019. Award notification by October 31, 2019.

Wave 17: Application deadline December 31, 2019. Award notifications by January 30, 2020.

To Apply:

Chris Hoffman
The Milwaukee 7
choffman@mke7.com
1 414 287 4156