Grant Program Helps Idaho Companies STEP Up Export Efforts

The Idaho Department of Commerce has announced that the next round of State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) Grant funding will be awarded to states late summer or early fall. In anticipation of this potential award, Commerce is asking interested companies to complete STEP applications on or before August 7, 2017 for eligible projects occurring between September 30, 2017 and September 29, 2018. This will be the only application period for the grant year for Financial Assistance Awards, so start thinking ahead about potential projects for which you would like to apply for assistance.

All Financial Assistance Award applications are DUE BY: 5:00 p.m. MDT on Friday, August 25, 2017. This is to be the only application period for this option. Get your online portal login set up TODAY! (Login set-ups available Mondays-Fridays ONLY, minimum of 48 hours prior to application due date).

Visit the STEP Grant webpage to learn more or contact STEP Grant Program Manager, Tina Salisbury at 208-287-3164 or