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State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) Grants

Get financial and business advisory support to help you export

With STEP grants, U.S. small businesses learn how to export, participate in foreign trade missions and trade shows, obtain services to support foreign market entry, develop websites to attract foreign buyers, design international marketing products or campaigns, and find their next global customer.

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Tool Snapshot
  • Partner agency: U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

  • Provides: Grants, market insights, technical assistance

  • Eligibility: U.S. small businesses looking to export