One N.C. Small Business Program

The One North Carolina Small Business Program is comprised of two programs: the SBIR/STTR Phase I Matching Funds Program the North Carolina SBIR/STTR Phase I Incentive Funds Program.     

The Phase I Matching Funds Program is designed to award matching funds to North Carolina businesses who have been awarded a federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program or Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) award. This program is not currently funded (see information below).

The purpose of the Phase I Incentive Funds Program is to reimburse qualified North Carolina businesses for a portion of the costs incurred in preparing and submitting Phase I SBIR or STTR proposals to federal agencies. This program is not currently funded (see information below).

To learn about the impacts of this program, see Grant Program Impact Measures and the latest press release (8/21/2017).


NEW: Updated 7/1/2017
FY 2018 Solicitation: No Funding Available

  • No funding was provided for the program for FY 2018 (July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018). Thus, no program solicitation or new award funding will be available during FY 2018. 

  • Solicitations and funding may be available in subsequent fiscal years. If funding becomes available, additional information will appear here.
If you have questions, please contact the OSTI staff.  

**Existing awardeesGo to sciGrants to submit a report**

If you are ready to request a Stage 2 disbursement, contact the staff

One NC Small Business Matching Program

Previous solicitations and listings of awardees are available for download in the table below.
Fiscal Year Solicitation Award # Award $ Awardees
FY 2017
Solicitation 62 $3,686,680
FY 2016
Solicitation 40 $1,954,004
FY 2015
Solicitation 51
$2,500,000 Awardees
No Funds
FY 12-14
 N/A  N/A N/A
FY 2011 Solicitation 44 $1,311,513
FY 2010 Solicitation 22 $1,018,940 Awardees
FY 2009
Solicitation 54
$3,968,589 Awardees
FY 2008
Solicitation 49 $4,675,952 Awardees
FY 2007 Solicitation 51
$4,553,918 Awardees
FY 2006
$1,111,817 Awardees
Total   397 24,781,413 Awardees

Also see see Grant Program Impact Measures and the latest press release (8/21/2017).

One NC Small Business Incentive Program Solicitations

As required by, § 143B 437.82, these Guidelines govern, in a general sense, the administration of the One NC Small Business Program and serve as the foundation for annual Solicitations. The Guidelines may be amended from time to time using the procedures set forth in N.C. Gen. Stat. §143B-437.82. The current Guidelines are available at Guidelines (amended May 14, 2015).

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