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International Market Access Grant for Exporters (IMAGE)

Purpose

The International Market Access Grant for Exporters (IMAGE) supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) through the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) is designed to increase exports and create jobs by offering financial assistance for small businesses to promote their products and services into new international markets.

Program

IMAGE funds will reimburse companies 50 percent of qualifying expenditures for activities associated with new international marketing initiatives.

For Whom

Small businesses, as determined by the small business size regulations set forth by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Program Contact

Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Thien Bui, (614) 466-4996

How Much

IMAGE will reimburse companies up to $10,000, a 50 percent reimbursement on qualifying expenditures up to $20,000.

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