USDA Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs Phase I Request for Applications (RFA) – FY 2023

USDA Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs Phase I Request for Applications (RFA) – FY 2023 OPPORTUNITY The current authorization for the Small Business Innovation Research and the Small Business Technology Transfer grant programs expires on September 30, 2022.  The 2023 RFA is being released before the program’s passage is reauthorized.…

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USDA Small Business Innovation Research Program – Phase II

OPPORTUNITY: The USDA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program focuses on transforming scientific discovery into products and services with commercial potential and/or societal benefit. Unlike fundamental research, the USDA SBIR program supports small businesses in the creation of innovative, and/or disruptive technologies and enables the application of research advancements from conception into the market. Different…

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USDA FUNDING

The U.S. Dept of Agriculture has several USDA Funding programs and resources that are available to support companies and projects in renewable energy, the bioeconomy and energy efficiency.  These include USDA Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI) Program, USDA Agriculture Research Service (ARS )Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture,  USDA…

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DOE FUNDING

The U.S. Dept of Energy has several DOE Funding programs and resources that are available to support companies and projects in renewable energy, the bioeconomy and energy efficiency.  These include the DOE National Laboratories and Technology Centers, DOE Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI) Program, DOE Advanced Research Projects Agency- Energy (ARPA-E) Seed Funding, DOE…

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Business and Industry Loan Guarantee Program

DESCRIPTION: Business & Industry Loan Guarantee Program offers loan guarantees up to $25 million to support rural businesses.  The purpose of the program is to improve, develop, or finance business, industry, and employment and improve the economic and environmental climate in rural communities; the conservation, development, and use of water for aquaculture purposes; and reducing…

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Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)

OPPORTUNITY: This NOSA announces that the USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service (Agency) is accepting grants, guaranteed loan, and combined grant and guaranteed loan applications under the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) program for FY 2022. DESCRIPTION: REAP program helps applicants reduce energy costs and consumption and helps meet the Nation’s critical energy needs. Applications for…

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Title 17 Innovative Energy Loan Guarantee Program

DESCRIPTION: Program helps finance catalytic, replicable, and market-ready renewable energy and efficient energy technologies. ELIGIBLE PROJECTS: A project must meet the following four eligibility requirement to qualify: Innovative Technology; Greenhouse Gas Benefits; Located in the United States; and have Reasonable Prospect of Repayment. AVAILABLE FUNDING AND APPLICATION WINDOW: Up to $3.0 billion in loan guarantee authority is available. …

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Federal Research & Development Programs – 2020 – PPT

First in a series of three good PowerPoints by Lee Enterprises Consulting’s, Bill Hagy, who has 45 years of experience at USDA and as a consultant, where he shares details about federal research and development programs, including the Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Programs, Federal Small Business Innovation…

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