Matching Grant funds are available to companies that have been granted Federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) or Small Business Tech Transfer (STTR) Phase I Awards. These grants are highly competitive.
Who: Federal Phase 1 Recipients
When: On a rolling basis
Amount: Up to $50,000
Why: To address critical gaps to obtaining Federal Phase II funding.
This funding enables startups to complete projects crucial to positioning the company to obtain Federal Phase II SBIR/STTR funding or to fund certain costs not covered or allowed under the Phase I Federal award.