Grant and Contract Fair Aug. 10 at Rock Valley College
From press release
U.S. Rep. Don Manzullo (R-16) is inviting northern Illinois business owners and officials from local schools, fire departments, municipalities and non-profit groups to attend a government grants and contracts fair Aug. 10 and learn how to compete for federal funding to help put residents back to work.
Manzullo’s Grant and Contract Fair will be from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 10, at the Rock Valley College (RVC) Stenstrom Center, 4151 Samuelson Road, Rockford.
Federal agencies with informational booths include the U.S. departments of Defense (Defense Logistics Agency), Homeland Security (FEMA), EPA, Health and Human Services (HHS) and Education.
Other agencies attending include the Small Business Administration (SBA), Export-Import Bank, Export Assistance Center and General Services Administration (GSA).
In addition, several departments will be holding the following workshops throughout the day. Those interested in attending any of the workshops should call (815) 394-1231 to reserve a seat.
10 a.m.-noon—Department of Defense (Defense Logistics Agency)
11 a.m.-noon—Small Business Administration
Noon-1 p.m.—Export Assistance Center
1-2 p.m.—General Services Administration
Attendees will learn how to do business with the federal government and how to compete for federal grants.
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