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African Small Business Catalyst

Loans, grants, or technical assistance for your small business

Kenya Small Business Development Centers

Access free business consulting, training, and more

DFC Equity Financing

Access equity financing to drive development impact

DFC Debt Financing

Get access to direct loans & guarantees

Market Development Cooperator Program

Partnering for U.S. Companies Breaking Down Trade-Barriers Growing U.S. Exports

Investment Climate Information

Get country-specific information on the business climates of more than 170 countries

Technical Assistance & Feasibility Studies for DFC-Supported Projects

DFC-supported projects can access funding for technical assistance and feasibility studies that will attract private investment

Work with USAID

Use this resource hub to navigate how to work with USAID

Prosper Africa Virtual Deal Room

Matching U.S. investors with African businesses.

Small Business Development Centers

Full service support to start and grow small businesses across the United States.

Advocacy

Compete for foreign government procurements with U.S. Government support

U.S. Commercial Service Export Promotion Services

Get help finding markets and buyers for your goods and services

USAID-Private Sector Partnership Opportunities

Find opportunities to partner with USAID in advancing both business and development objectives

USAID Contract and Grant Opportunities

USAID competitively awards contracts and grants to firms to provide goods and services that contribute to economic development

USAID Development Innovation Ventures Grant

Access funding grant opportunities through USAID’s Development Innovation Ventures

USAID Grand Challenges for Development

Participate in Grand Challenges for Development to win prizes including access to grants, loans, equity, technical assistance and more

STOPfakes

Learn how to secure your intellectual property

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Get patents and trademarks and learn about intellectual property regulations

Foreign Market Development Program for U.S. Agriculture

Collaborate with the U.S. Government to support long-term U.S. export markets

Credit Guarantees for U.S. Agriculture

Access guarantees from the U.S. Government to lower your financial risks