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Community Navigator Pilot Program CNP-2021-01

  • Granting Agency: Small Business Administration
  • Appropriation Amount: $100,000,000
  • Grant Amount: Award Ceiling $5,000,000
  • Announcement Date: May 25, 2021
  • Closing Date: July 12, 2021

Community Navigator Program FY2021 NOFO

Purpose: The Administration is committed to ensuring that the nation’s small businesses receive the support they
need to access federal relief programs that can help them weather the economic downturn caused by the
COVID-19 pandemic. The focus of this program is to reach, and support underserved small businesses,
including micro and rural businesses, with emphasis and those owned by women, veterans, and socially and
economically disadvantaged individuals.

Eligible Expenditures: Personnel, Fringe Benefits, Travel, Equipment, Supplies, and Contractual

Eligible Applicants:
County governments, State governments, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), City or township governments, Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education and Others (see NOFO)