U.S. Government Export Assistance Program, USA

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Through an annual competition, the International Trade Administration (ITA) selects a limited number of U.S. non-profit organizations to receive Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) awards. A recipient gets up to $300,000, matched two-to-one by its own resources, to pursue a 3-5-year project designed to remove trade barriers and help U.S. firms to export.

Eligibility & Project Ideas

An MDCP award to your organization will benefit not just your group, but rather a broad base of U.S. firms or even all U.S. firms in a particular industry.

Eligibility

We invite the following organizations to apply:

  • Trade associations
  • State departments of trade
  • Regional associations of trade and economic development
  • World Trade Centers
  • Chambers of commerce
  • Small business development centers
  • Non-profit industry organizations

Project Ideas

Past MDCP projects have included:

  • Trade Barrier Removal
  • Industry Export Expansion
  • Standards and Regulatory Adoptions
  • Infrastructure and Training
  • Industry Advocacy
  • Check out Active Awards and Completed Awards for more inspiration.

Website link:  https://www.trade.gov/mdcp

 

See also

FISCAL YEAR 2021-2023 RESEARCH AND NATIONAL TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE (RNTA) NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

Federal State Marketing Improvement Program, USA

Youth Loans, United States

Native American Tribal Loans, USAMinority and Women Farmers and Ranchers, USA

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