The USDOS's Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs (WHA)
announces a Notification of Funding Opportunity to increase and expand Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs)
in Central America. The United States SBDC model is designed to foster local and regional economic development through the support and expansion of small businesses. This support includes providing consultation, training, and other and resources to small businesses to enable job creation and retention.
This Small Business Development Center project will support technical assistance for strengthening and expanding the SBDC model in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Belize, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama. USAID will separately provide technical assistance for El Salvador's network of SBDCs. Programs will incorporate efforts to facilitate equal access to training and advisory services for women entrepreneurs.
Deadline for Receipt of Questions: June 13, 2016
Link to Additional Information: Small Business Development Centers in Central America