List of API's for Apps for Entrepreneurs Challenge

Small Business Program Finder

  • Find By Location

    • Description: This Method outputs Federal, State and other programs that apply to the State name entered (Data from sba.gov. Search terms are case sensitive).
    • Example: http://green.sba.gov/ek/api/[SEARCH TERM]/xml
       
    • SEARCH TERM = Your state name. Example Maine, Oregon, etc
    • SEARCH TERM = Federal - returns all Federal programs
    • SEARCH TERM = Private - returns all third party programs
    • SEARCH TERM = National - returns all Federal and Private programs
       
    • Return Types: XML, JSON and CSV
    • Fields returned from the API = category, state, agency, title, description, url
  • Find by Industry/Interest

    • Description: This Method outputs Federal, State and other programs that match the Industry (area of interest)entered (Data from sba.gov. Search terms are case sensitive).
    • Example: http://green.sba.gov/ek/api/[INDUSTRY]/xml

    • Valid values for INDUSTRY: agriculture, child-care, disabled, disaster-recovery, export, environment, health-care, technology, tourism, miscellaneous

    • Return Types: XML, JSON and CSV
    • Fields returned from the API = category, state, agency, title, description, url
  • Find by Type of Program/Service

    • Description: This Method outputs Federal, State and other programs that match the type of Program (area of interest) entered (Data from sba.gov. Search terms are case sensitive).
    • Example: http://green.sba.gov/ek/api/[PROGRAM]/csv

    • Valid values for PROGRAM: loans, grants, 8a
       
    • Return Types: XML, JSON and CSV
    • Fields returned from the API = category, state, agency, title, description, url
  • Query by Qualification

    • Description: This Method outputs Federal, State and other programs that match the Qualification/Certification (Woman owned etc) entered (Data from sba.gov. Search terms are case sensitive).
    • Example: http://green.sba.gov/ek/api/[QUALIFICATION]/xml

    • Valid values for QUALIFICATION: woman-owned, minority, veteran

    • Return Types: XML, JSON and CSV
    • Fields returned from the API = category, state, agency, title, description, url

SBIR.gov - Solicitations

  • Keywords Search

    • Description: This Method outputs Solicitations (from SBIR.gov database) that contain the Keyword entered in their Topic description.
    • Example: http://www.sbir.gov/api/solicitations.xml?keyword=some text without quotes

    • Return Types: XML, JSON and CSV
    • Fields returned from the API = title, link, description, agency, close_date, status
  • Agency Search

    • Description: This Method outputs Solicitations (from SBIR.gov database) from an Agency matching the Agency name entered.
    • Example: http://www.sbir.gov/api/solicitations.csv?keyword=mars&agency=DOE
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    • Valid values for the agency field:
    • DOD = Dept. of Defense
      HHS = Dept. of Health and Human Services
      NASA = National Aeronautics and Space Administration
      NSF = National Science Foundation
      DOE = Dept. of Energy
      USDA = United States Dept. of Agriculture
      EPA = Environmental Protection Agency
      DOC = Dept. of Commerce
      ED = Dept. of Education
      DOT = Dept. of Transportation
    • DHS = Dept. of Homeland Security
       
    • Return Types: XML, JSON and CSV
    • Fields returned from the API = title, link, description, agency, close_date, status
  • Download all Open

  • Download all Closed

SBIR.gov - Awards

  • Keywords Search

    • Description: This Method outputs Awards (from SBIR.gov database) that contain the Keyword entered in their Topic description.
    • Example: http://www.sbir.gov/api/awards.xml?keyword=some text without quotes

    • Return Types: XML, JSON and CSV
    • Fields returned from the API = title, link, abstract, agency, program, phase, year, company, research institution
  • Agency Search

    • Description: This Method outputs Awards (from SBIR.gov database) from an Agency matching the Agency name entered.
    • Example: http://www.sbir.gov/api/awards.xml?keyword=mars&agency=DOE
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    • Valid values for the agency field:
    • DOD = Dept. of Defense
      HHS = Dept. of Health and Human Services
      NASA = National Aeronautics and Space Administration
      NSF = National Science Foundation
      DOE = Dept. of Energy
      USDA = United States Dept. of Agriculture
      EPA = Environmental Protection Agency
      DOC = Dept. of Commerce
      ED = Dept. of Education
      DOT = Dept. of Transportation
      DHS = Dept. of Homeland Security
       
    • Return Types: XML, JSON and CSV
    • Fields returned from the API = title, link, abstract, agency, program, phase, year, company, research institution
  • Company Search

  • RI Search

    • Description: This Method outputs Awards (from SBIR.gov database) matching the Research Institution entered
    • Example: http://www.sbir.gov/api/awards.xml?keyword=mars&ri=ucla

    • Return Types: XML, JSON and CSV
    • Fields returned from the API = title, link, abstract, agency, program, phase, year, company, research institution
  • Year Search

  • Download all

    • Description: This Method outputs all Awards recorded in the SBIR.gov database
    • Example: http://www.sbir.gov/api/awards.xml

    • Return Types: XML, JSON and CSV
    • Fields returned from the API = title, link, abstract, agency, program, phase, year, company, research institution

Green.sba.gov

  • Download all

    • Description: This Method outputs all Green Oppurtunity data (Grants, Solicitations, Challenges, R&D, Patents and Science & Technology R&D data) from green.sba.gov database
    • Example: http://green.sba.gov/api/green_search.csv

    • Return Types: XML, JSON and CSV
    • Fields returned from the API = title, url, close date, date to close

    • To see the newly added records, include new=true as part of your query string. [Example: http://green.sba.gov/api/green_search.csv?keyword=green&new=true]
  • Download by type

    • Description: This Method outputs data by Type (Grants, Solicitations, Challenges, R&D, Patents and Science & Technology R&D data) from green.sba.gov database
    • Example: http://green.sba.gov/api/green_search.json?type=presolicitation

    • Return Types: XML, JSON and CSV
    • Fields returned from the API = title, url, close date, date to close

    • To see the newly added records, include new=true as part of your query string. [Example: http://green.sba.gov/api/green_search.csv?keyword=green&new=true]
  • Keyword search for all or by type

    • Description: This Method outputs all data or by Type(Grants, Solicitations, Challenges, R&D, Patents and Science & Technology R&D data) from green.sba.gov database
    • Example: http://green.sba.gov/api/green_search.csv?keyword=green

    • Return Types: XML, JSON and CSV
    • Fields returned from the API = title, url, close date, date to close

    • To see the newly added records, include new=true as part of your query string. [Example: http://green.sba.gov/api/green_search.csv?keyword=green&new=true]
  • Search by Agency

    • Description: This Method outputs all data for the Agency entered from green.sba.gov database

    • Valid values for the agency field:
    • Agency for International Development
      Architect of the Capitol
      Broadcasting Board of Governors
      Defense Contract Management Agency
      Defense Information Systems Agency
      Defense Logistics Agency
      Department of Agriculture
      Department of Commerce
      Department of Education
      Department of Energy
      Department of Health and Human Services
      Department of Homeland Security
      Department of Housing and Urban Development
      Department of Justice
      Department of Labor
      Department of the Air Force
      Department of the Army
      Department of the Interior
      Department of the Navy
      Department of the Treasury
      Department of Transportation
      Department of Veterans Affairs
      Environmental Protection Agency
      Federal Communications Commission
      Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
      Federal Housing Finance Agency
      Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
      General Services Administration
      Government Printing Office
      International Boundary and Water Commission
      Library of Congress
      National Aeronautics and Space Administration
      National Science Foundation
      Nuclear Regulatory Commission
      Office of Personnel Management
      Office of the Director of National Intelligence
      Other Defense Agencies
      Peace Corps
      Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
      Securities and Exchange Commission
      Social Security Administration
      U.S. Department of State
      United States Postal Service
      United States Senate
      United States Trade and Development Agency
      Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

    • Example: http://green.sba.gov/api/green_search.xml?agency=Department%20of%20the%2...

    • Return Types: XML, JSON and CSV
    • Fields returned from the API = title, url, close date, date to close

    • To see the newly added records, include new=true as part of your query string. [Example: http://green.sba.gov/api/green_search.csv?keyword=green&new=true]

SBA Generic

  • Download all

    • Description: This Method outputs all data (Grants, Solicitations, Challenges, R&D, Patents and Science & Technology R&D data) from green.sba.gov database
    • Example: http://green.sba.gov/api/sb_search.json

    • Return Types: XML, JSON and CSV
    • Fields returned from the API = title, url, close date, date to close
  • Download by type

    • Description: This Method outputs data by Type (Grants, Solicitations, Challenges, R&D, Patents and Science & Technology R&D data) from green.sba.gov database
    • Example: http://green.sba.gov/api/sb_search.csv?type=presolicitation

    • Return Types: XML, JSON and CSV
    • Fields returned from the API = title, url, close date, date to close
  • Keyword search for all or by type

    • Description: This Method outputs all data or by Type(Grants, Solicitations, Challenges, R&D, Patents and Science & Technology R&D data) from green.sba.gov database
    • Example: http://green.sba.gov/api/sb_search.csv?keyword=green

    • Return Types: XML, JSON and CSV
    • Fields returned from the API = title, url, close date, date to close
  • Search by Agency

    • Description: This Method outputs all data for the Agency entered from green.sba.gov database

    • Valid values for the agency field:
    • Agency for International Development
      Architect of the Capitol
      Broadcasting Board of Governors
      Defense Contract Management Agency
      Defense Information Systems Agency
      Defense Logistics Agency
      Department of Agriculture
      Department of Commerce
      Department of Education
      Department of Energy
      Department of Health and Human Services
      Department of Homeland Security
      Department of Housing and Urban Development
      Department of Justice
      Department of Labor
      Department of the Air Force
      Department of the Army
      Department of the Interior
      Department of the Navy
      Department of the Treasury
      Department of Transportation
      Department of Veterans Affairs
      Environmental Protection Agency
      Federal Communications Commission
      Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
      Federal Housing Finance Agency
      Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
      General Services Administration
      Government Printing Office
      International Boundary and Water Commission
      Library of Congress
      National Aeronautics and Space Administration
      National Science Foundation
      Nuclear Regulatory Commission
      Office of Personnel Management
      Office of the Director of National Intelligence
      Other Defense Agencies
      Peace Corps
      Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
      Securities and Exchange Commission
      Social Security Administration
      U.S. Department of State
      United States Postal Service
      United States Senate
      United States Trade and Development Agency
      Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

    • Example: http://green.sba.gov/api/sb_search.xml?agency=Department%20of%20the%20 Navy

    • Return Types: XML, JSON and CSV
    • Fields returned from the API = title, url, close date, date to close

    • To see the newly added records, include new=true as part of your query string. [Example: http://green.sba.gov/api/sb_search.csv?keyword=green&new=true]

SBA District Offices

  • Search by Zip code

    • Description: This Method outputs SBA District Office information matching the Zip code entered (Data from sba.gov)
    • Example: http://green.sba.gov/api/office_search.csv?zip=[ZIP CODE]

    • Valid values for ZIP CODE: Your zip code

    • Return Types: XML, JSON and CSV
    • Fields returned from the API = name, type, street, street2, city, province, postal_code, country, latitude, longitude
  • Search by Type

    • Description: This Method outputs SBA District Office information matching the Zip code entered (Data from sba.gov)
       
    • List of available types:
    • sba_resource_partner_offices
      regionaloffices
      disasterfieldoffices
      districtoffices
       
    • Example: http://green.sba.gov/api/office_search.csv?zip=20171&type=[TYPE]

    • Return Types: XML, JSON and CSV
    • Fields returned from the API = name, type, street, street2, city, province, postal_code, country, latitude, longitude