Thank you very much for applying for STEP Financial Assistance Award under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) initiative. We are very pleased to be able to offer this assistance to Maine businesses for international business development.
After we receive this signed form, your application will be reviewed for approval, and we will notify you of the decision as soon as possible. The typical processing time for applications is one week from date of submission to notification.
Once your activity has been completed, we will send you a survey and request for receipts to be returned to us. Your reimbursement will come no later than 60 days after the close of the quarter in which the event takes place.
Thank you again for your application,
Maine International Trade Center