Phase 0 Awards

Accounting Compliance Award

Apply for Accounting Compliance Awards through SBIR/STTR Support Grants


The purpose of the Phase 0 Accounting Compliance Award is to provide SBIR/STTR Phase I and Phase II winners with financial resources to help with setting up appropriate grant compliance accounting systems.

Accounting services include:

  • New Chart of Account Set-up
  • Review of Existing Chart of Accounts
  • Unallowable Cost Scrub
  • Rate Establishment
  • Grant Assistance
  • Time Tracking System

Recipients may select from one of the preferred accounting firms provided by Alabama Launchpad.


Application and Application Fee

Phase 0 Accounting Compliance Award Application

All participants applying for all Phase 0 support must pay the one-time, annual $200 application fee. The application fee must be paid at the time of the submission. Application fees will be processed through PayPal (all major credit cards are accepted). No refunds will be issued after submission of an application. 

Application Process:

  • Contact Mary Hope Garmon (
  • Complete Accounting Compliance Grant Application
  • Review by Alabama Launchpad
  • Notification of award and requirements


Click HERE for program guidelines and eligibility