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STEP ND Reimbursable Expenses

  • Airfare, economy class ( use US Flag carrier under the Fly America Act whenever reasonably possible. If not, consult with NDTO grant staff for pre-approval or waiver if applicable. ) 
  • Hotel (at GSA/Department of State rate)
  • Per Diem (at GSA/Department of State rate)
  • Baggage fees
  • Ground transportation, rental cars and fuel, parking, and taxis
  • Trade Show Booth Costs
  • Trade Mission Fees (booth or show fee, transportation, interpreter)
  • Services provided by US Commercial Services
  • Foreign language marketing materials
  • Website translation to foreign language
  • ExporTech
  • RAISE Program
  • Shipping of samples to expand into new markets or grow existing markets
  • Passport or visa fees
  • Immunizations or COVID-19 Testing
  • Salaries, living expenses, office space, office parking fees
  • Printing costs associated with English language marketing materials
  • Advertising
  • Expenses related to entertaining current or prospective clients or government officials
  • New product development or alteration of existing products
  • Cell phones and cell phone charges