The Boston U.S. Export Assistance Center (USEAC) serves exporters throughout the state of Massachusetts. By leveraging our global network of 165 offices in 82 countries around the world as well as a multitude of local and national partners, we connect exporters to buyers. Our in-depth industry and tradecraft counseling coupled with an array of exporting services allows us to specialize in providing customized international business solutions.
Application Period Now Open!
The Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment (MOITI), the Massachusetts Export Center, and the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center have announced the availability of grant money for small businesses seeking to increase their exports.
Small businesses can apply for up to $10,000 in State Trade & Export Promotion (STEP) Grants, funded by the Small Business Administration, to grow their exports.
The grants can be used for:
Applications are being accepted now through February 28, 2013, and again March 1, 2013 through May 30, 2013. The funds must be spent from September 30, 2012 through September 30, 2013. For more information on qualifications and for the application, please visit MOITI's website.
If you have any questions, please contact MOITI by email STEP@MOITI.org or your trade specialist at the US Commercial Service.
Our experienced staff of International Trade Specialists will help you: