ITA Special Projects
To assist various organizations identified by Congress to expand exports; to promote job creation through projects designed to provide small-medium sized businesses with export assistance to specified overseas markets.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Agency: Department of Commerce
Office: International Trade Administration
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Department of Commerce and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2002, Public Law 107-77., Public Law 107-77.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Organizations or individuals specifically identified by Congress in agency appropriations legislation.
Beneficiaries are the companies served by the organizations receiving awards, and the organizations or individuals specifically identified by Congress.
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. Submit all standard forms, project proposal and budget following the format specified by the Department of Commerce.
Grants result from legislation by the congress. There is no application process.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days.
Renewals are contingent upon future Congressional funding.
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
Assistance is used to provide information, contracts, and research and development in shaping and implementing specific projects and programs that promote exports in various markets.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Program report format and frequency vary depending on the terms and conditions of each award. Report frequency vary depending on the terms and conditions of each award. Yes, as described under program reports above. Financial report SF-425 is required per the terms and conditions, which may vary based on the provisions set forth by Congress and/or the terms of each award. As noted above, regular reports are required.
All financial and programmatic records, supporting documents, statistical reports, and other records of recipients or sub- recipients must be maintained in accordance with the terms of the award. Generally, the recipient must retain records for 3 years from the date on which the final expenditure report is submitted.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Assistance duration is defined in the legislation passed by Congress. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Funds are drawn down as eligible expenses are claimed by recipient.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Pamela Kirkland 14th Street & Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, District of Columbia 20230 Email: Pamela.Kirkland@trade.gov
(Salaries) FY 12 $6,000,000; FY 13 est $6,000,000; and FY 14 Estimate Not Available
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Examples of Funded Projects