It is very important that during the application phase you consider how to promote your project. Our staff can provide tips and pointers on ways to share your news and you can also find examples of press releases on the SHIP website. You can also use media such as company newsletters, social media such as Facebook and Twitter as well as your trade associations and unions. Be sure to mention SHIP and share the good news with us when your project gets mentioned.
Your award notification and agreement will include information and requirements about project start up, along with payment schedule.
Payments will be made via electronic fund transfer to a non-interest bank account that you are required to set up solely for grant purposes.
The SHIP Grant Program is not a reimbursement program. You will receive your money in the beginning or throughout the life of the grant. The milestones you create in your application will be the base of funding disbursement. The entire amount will be disbursed prior to the final product being completed.
Key milestones defined in the Attachment C of your agreement are used to create a schedule for payments.
All products developed as a result of a SHIP grant will be made available to the public and will be maintained by L&I as public property. Under no circumstances will any part of the project be copyrighted, patented, claimed as trade secret or otherwise restricted in any way. All products will be accessible for download from the SHIP website after the projects are completed.