Global Opportunities for Associations

Global Opportunities for Associations (GOA) provides contribution funding to support national associations undertaking new or expanded international business development activities, in strategic markets and sectors, for the benefit of an entire industry (member and non-member firms).

Annual non-repayable contributions range from a minimum of $20,000 to a maximum of $250,000 and the funding approvals are made for a one-year period for activities and related expenditures taking place between April 1 and March 31 of the following year. GOA provides matching funds of up to 50% of eligible expenses.


Applications are now being accepted for the 2018-19 GOA application round.

The submission deadline for complete applications is January 12, 2018, 10:00 a.m. EST.

For details, please visit the "Updates" page.