CATALYST: Advanced Manufacturing Assistance Program
For Defense Sector Manufacturers
What is the Program?
Provides funding and assistance for companies operating in the defense supply chain to assist in the evaluation and adoption of advanced manufacturing technologies.
Who should seek this certification?
Manufacturers with a physical location in SC for at least one year, operating in the DoD Supply Chain, and have at least four or more full-time employees.
How much does it cost?
A DoD grant covers most of the costs, up to $25,000, for your company. Your investment will not exceed $2,500.
How long are the funds available?
Work under this grand must be completed by June 30, 2024.
What It Provides
The program supplies funding and assistance for companies operating in the defense industrial base by providing:
The program is funded by the Department of Defense’s Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation (OLDCC) through the SC Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) and delivered by the SC Department of Commerce and South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (SCMEP).