SCRA Demonstration Grants

There are two types of Demonstration Grants with slightly different objectives: The objective of a Small Business Demonstration Grant is to provide a valuable solution to a corporate partner and a significant growth opportunity for a small business by developing a new product, distribution channel, customer, market, etc.

Project Development Fund (PDF) Grants

The objective of the Project Development Fund Grant is to provide early-stage funding to startups to support one or more critical milestones towards commercialization and advance the company’s pursuit of follow-on funding. SCRA grant funding is made possible, in part, by Industry Partnership Fund (IPF) contributions. Contributors receive a dollar-for-dollar…

Phase 1 SBIR/STTR Matching Grants

Chartered in 1983 by the State of South Carolina as a public, non-profit corporation, SCRA fuels South Carolina’s Innovation Economy by accelerating technology-enabled growth in research, academia, entrepreneurship, and industry.