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Step-by-Step Application Process

  1. Browse trade.gov/mdcp to learn more about MDCP funding and about MDCP projects.

  2. Contact Brad Hess to determine whether your project idea falls into the program parameters.

  3. Request a determination of eligibility.

  4. Identify Department of Commerce staff likely to be interested. These include Industry Specialists, Export Assistance Center specialists, and Foreign Commercial Service staff. Describe your project to Commerce staff

  5. Register on grants.gov (Do this right away. It can take two weeks.)

  6. Use the "Application Package" list as a guide in preparing your application.







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