ITA Special Projects

To assist various organizations identified by Congress to expand exports; to promote job creation through projects designed to provide small-medium sized businesses with export assistance to specified overseas markets.

Examples of Funded Projects

The development of a series of programs to assist small businesses in targeting new domestic and international markets; assist new high tech start-up companies by writing business plans, locating financing for export, and conducting market research for export; research and development in the textiles and apparel industry.

Agency - Department of Commerce

The Department of Commerce fosters and promotes the nation's economic development and technological advancement through vigilance in international trade policy, domestic business policy and growth, and promoting economic progress at all levels.