Global Access Program (GAP)


Designed to enhance the capability of small and mid-sized Pennsylvania companies to increase export sales, the Pennsylvania Global Access Program (GAP) is a valuable tool available to qualifying companies seeking financial assistance and foreign market entry support.


GAP is designed to provide flexibility and encourage innovative use of funds to meet the specific international marketing needs of the applicant. Valid uses: overseas trade show participation, overseas trade mission participation, foreign market sales trip, subscription to US DOC services.


The Global Access Program (GAP) will provide up to $3,500.00 per year to qualifying companies.


Export-ready Pennsylvania companies in good standing.


Certain restrictions apply. See GAP guidelines for details.

How to Apply

All GAP applications must be submitted through a Regional Export Network Partner (REN) to the GAP Administrator at least three (3) weeks prior to the activity for which funding is sought.

Regional Export Network Providers

NOTE: Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration

Small Business Administration