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The State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) Grant offers eligible Delaware businesses assistance to help launch or expand export activity. Grant funds can be used to reimburse Delaware businesses for up to 50 percent of all pre-approved, eligible, export marketing expenses, up to a maximum of $5,000 per fiscal year, per company. Delaware companies can receive funding for a maximum of three times, per country market, in a five-year period. For more information, contact the Global Delaware Export Team.

Please note that the STEP Grant is only available to companies with a physical operation and employees in Delaware.
 


 
 

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Additional Funding For Export Activities

Additional capital resources are available from the federal government and other organizations for export activities. Options range from tax credits to low interest loans, and other financing plans. Search here to find the right option for your business.

 

  • Name of Incentive: Export Express Loan Program
  • Issuing Organization: SBA
  • Details: Simplest loans offered by the SBA, granted to support export activity. Loan approval in 36 hours or less.
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  • Name of Incentive: Export Working Capital Program
  • Issuing Organization: SBA
  • Details: Loans to fund export transactions from purchase order to collections, with a low guaranty fee and quick processing time.
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  • Name of Incentive: International Trade Loan Program
  • Issuing Organization: SBA
  • Details: Loans available to small businesses in a position to expand existing export markets or develop new export markets, or that have been adversely affected by import competition and can demonstrate that the loan proceeds will improve their competitive position.
  • Connect:  website

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