SBA Announces FY2014 Funding Opportunity for Women’s Business Centers

June 23, 2014 – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has posted a notice of grant opportunity for the Women’s Business Center (WBC) Program.  The Program Announcement specifies FY2014 funding availability for WBCs in the following eleven states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Louisiana, New Hampshire, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia.

Applications must be submitted by July 30, 2014.  The Project Start date for awards made under this announcement is September 30, 2014.

Please Note: For the Initial Phase WBC awards, the Recipient organizations are required to match awarded funds on a 1:2 ratio for the first two years of the grant and a 1:1 ratio for the next three years. Renewal Phase WBC award(s) will not exceed $125,882.00 under this Program Announcement. The Recipient organization(s) are required to match awarded funds on a 1:1 ratio for each of the three years of the grant.

For more information, as well as to access the application package and instructions, please review the OWBO-2014-01 Announcement on 

For further information, please contact the Small Business Administration’s Office of Women’s Business Ownership at (202) 205-6673 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).