Determine Your Funding Eligibility

CDC is committed to helping small businesses grow and prosper and provides contracting opportunity for small businesses. In order to bid on and win government small business set-asides, a business must qualify as “small” according to the SBA’s industry size standards.

For more information on determining Small Business funding eligibility, visit CDC’s contracts site.

CDC funds research and non-research projects via grants and cooperative agreements (awards). The eligibility criteria for these awards is found in CDC’s Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) listed on Each FOA outlines who is eligible to apply, special eligibility requirements, and the justification for eligibility.

For more information on determining grants funding eligibility, visit CDC’s grants site. logo