Funding to Help Hawaii Businesses
Hawaii Small Business Innovation Research Program
HSBIR Metrics since inception
Federal phase 1 funding
HSBIR phase 1 matching grants
Federal phase 2/3 funding
HSBIR phase 2/3 match
HSBIR Application Process
Application Is Now Open
The HSBIR Matching Fund application for Phase 2 and Phase 3 awards is now open. Required documents include: the Hawaii Compliance Express certificate, copy of Federal phase 2 and phase 3 award and/or notification of award, company executive summary, letterhead and EIN #. Ensure that all documents are current.
CLICK HERE to apply online. Application will be reviewed to make sure it meets criteria. Applications will close on Nov 20th.
Applicants will present its company and SBIR project to an Ad Hoc review committee and do a follow-on presentation to the Federal Projects Committee.
Guidelines based on the Hawaii Administrative Rules
* First time applicants will be given priority.
* Previously awarded companies who did not complete the HTDC Annual Impact Survey WILL NOT be considered for funding. Upon successful completion of the next Annual Impact Survey (next survey release is February 2018), company will then be eligible to apply for funding.
* For Phase 2 and Phase 3 awards, only one award will be given to any business in a fiscal year, unless funding remains in the last quarter of the fiscal year.
To view the HSBIR Program Administrative Rules, please click here
Manufacturing Assistance Grant Program
MAP APPLICATION PROCESS
CLICK HERE to complete application online. Applicants must have paid invoices for the items they are seeking reimbursement.
MAP review committee reviews application to make sure it meets criteria and determines funding level. Under the Hawaii Administrative Rules for this grant program, preference is to be given to businesses receiving their first MAP Grant. Therefore, applications from previously awarded companies will be reviewed after March 1, 2018, pending available funding.
To view the MAP Grant Program Administrative Rules, please click here
Sponsorship Application Process
Read the required RFP first, then apply online. Applications should be submitted well in advance of the event.
A committee will review application to determine if the event meets HTDC’s mission