IVP Grant Application Form
Purpose and Period: Chicostart is a designated Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GOBiz) Innovation Hub (iHub). The Chicostart iHub was awarded a CASCADE Innovation Voucher Pilot (IVP) grant whose purpose is to fund businesses and entities to enhance their innovation capacity toward the military, national security and defense sectors. Period of IVP grant is until August 31, 2019.
First and last name
Address Business Location
Type of Business
Organized For Profit
Place of business is in the state of California
10% anticipated innovation/growth targeted to the National Security, Defense or Military markets
No more then 500 employees (including affiliates)
Use of Grant Funds
Training on GSA procurement
Certification to be eligible for GSA procurement
QMS to be eligible for GSA procurement
Marketing to the military, national security or defense (grant eligible) markets
Equipment to enable offering of products or services to grant eligible markets
Partnerships to enable avenues to potentially pursue eligible markets
R&D to research/prove ideation of products or services to potentially pursue grant eligible markets
Prototypes of potential products or services to eligible markets
Applicant Narrative on Use of Grant Funds (1 pg)
Terms & Conditions
Estimated funding: Chicostart/iHub expects to issue $45,000 total of this CASCADE IVP grant award. The maximum amount is $5,000 per award. Industry expert fee of $500 to be assigned as part of award acceptance. Any funds awarded must be fully spent during the period of the grant. Awardee(s) will work with industry expert assigned to outline work plan and monthly reporting rollup to Chicostart iHub.
Date of Application
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