The Small Business Administration maintains and strengthens the nation's economy by aiding, counseling, assisting and protecting the interests of small businesses and by helping families and businesses recover from national disasters.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Financial assistance under this Section may be given for projects that respond to requirements outlined in each respective program announcement such as the provision of valuable training, counseling and/or mentoring activities to teams of small businesses or joint ventures populated by small business concerns.
Types of assistance and guidance must address at a minimum: customer relations and outreach, team relations and outreach, and performance measurement and quality assurance.
Recipients of awards made under this program will be expected to help small business concerns find other firms that may be interested in teaming with them, assist small business concerns with the formation and execution of teaming arrangements, aid teams of small business concerns with identifying appropriate larger contracting opportunities, and assist teams of small business concerns with the preparation and submission of bids and offers.
Funds may only be used for the establishment of small business concerns, teaming and joint venture relationships.