The Caribbean Export Development Agency in collaboration with the European Union has launched the Direct Support Grants Programme, a newly developed grant facility in response to COVID-19 and the need for CARIFORUM firms to access finance during a time when cash flow has been significantly restricted.
CARIFORUM firms will now be able to submit proposals or applications for a Direct Support Grant (DSG) of up to €15,000.
“The Direct Support Grants Programme was developed in response to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
In collaboration with the European Union we have been able to increase the overall amount of funding made available to CARIFORUM firms, to help towards mitigating the impact of the pandemic.
A total of €500,000 has been made available through the European Union as part of the 11th EDF European Development Fund, Regional Private Sector Development Programme.
CARIFORUM firms can apply for a grant valued between €5,000 – €15,000 for the implementation of projects in the following categories;
Caribbean Export will be accepting official applications until October 2, 2020. To apply click here
For more information about the Direct Support Grants Programme click here.