Blended Bond

Program Overview

The Blended Bond Small Business Technical Assistance Award Program is designed to offer extensive support to small businesses, enabling them to improve their online visibility, optimize their operations, and foster expansion in the current competitive business environment.

Eligibility Criteria

Small Business Status

The applicant must be a legally registered small business, with fewer than 100 employees.

Demonstrated Need

Applicants must showcase a clear need for technical assistance in one or more of the following areas: website design and development, branding, content creation, or e-commerce.


Preference will be given to businesses demonstrating a strong potential for growth and positive community impact.

Selection Process

Evaluation will be based on the applicant’s current digital presence, business objectives, and the potential impact of the assistance on their growth and sustainability.

Award Guidelines


The program will run for 6 months, divided into phases based on the specific services provided.


Selected businesses are expected to actively participate in training sessions, provide necessary information for service customization, and collaborate closely with the Blended Bond team.


Continuous feedback will be solicited to ensure services are tailored to meet the unique needs of each business.

Eligible Services

Creation and Maintenance of Digital Services

Assessment and development of innovative digital services aligned with business objectives, with ongoing updates and maintenance.

Branding Position

Market research, branding strategies, and comprehensive guidelines to create a compelling brand identity.

Website Design and Development

Assessment, redesign, and development of user-friendly websites optimized for various devices and integrated with necessary features.

Content Creation

Comprehensive content strategy and creation tailored to resonate with the target audience across digital platforms.

E-commerce and Digital Sales

Assessment, strategy development, and implementation of improvements to enhance digital sales and conversion rates.

Award Details

Five selected businesses will receive a tailored technical assistance package from Blended Bond, including services in digital services creation and maintenance, branding positioning, website design and development, content creation, and e-commerce optimization. The total value of each package is estimated at $5,000.

Submission Deadline

All applications must be submitted by April 1, 2024, and selected businesses will be notified by April 8, 2024.

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