WEDC Collaborative Market Access Grant (CMAG) Program
This program is designed to help industry associations, alliances, agencies, nonprofits, regional economic development organizations or other state/local departments located in Wisconsin to work with Wisconsin companies to increase exports. This grant provides pass-through reimbursed funds.
Eligible applicants include industry associations, alliances, agencies, non-profits, regional economic development organizations, or other state/local departments located in Wisconsin working with Wisconsin companies to increase exports.
Collaborators must provide a compelling case for how the project will benefit Wisconsin companies with international exports, demonstrate organizational support for the administration of the project, and provide an explanation for why their services are needed and how these grant funds will make an impact.
The companies benefiting from these funds must comply with the eligible business requirements of the IMAG. Eligible expenses allowed for CMAGs may include trade shows/ventures, marketing and promotion, export education, and consulting services. Recipients may be eligible for administrative costs to support the project. If applicable, administrative costs must be clearly outlined in the contract.
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