Application and Award Procedures
Each applicant for a small business development center grant shall submit a work plan to the Oregon Small Business Development Center Network office. The annual work plan shall include:
Evidence of the potential demand for assistance;
Plans for involving other training resources and expert resource people from the business community;
A plan to offer business counseling to the small business community;
A budget for the year(s) for which a grant is requested, which includes in-kind contributions or combination of funds and contributions that the Small Business Development Center will be providing that may include federal, state, college or university, and client funds.
A plan to participate in evaluations conducted by the Oregon Small Business Development Center Network office.
A plan for alignment with Department’s job creation and retention definitions, policy and reporting methodology;
A plan for alignment with Department strategic goals and focus on key industries
The Oregon Small Business Development Center Network office shall review and approve the work plans submitted by applicants prior to disbursement of grant funds to the Small Business Development Center program recipients.