CALL FOR PROPOSALS-WEALTH CREATION FUND (WCF)

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

WEALTH CREATION FUND (WCF)

 

Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Are you a musician, producer of arts and craft or an agro processor? Are you about to expand your business? Then here’s an opportunity for you!

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) and its partners are pleased to invite proposals for funding towards business growth, through its ‘Wealth Creation Fund’.

Background: The goal of this Wealth Creation Fund is to present an opportunity to SMEs across three Non-Traditional Export Sectors – Agro-processing, Arts & Craft and Music; to benefit from a comprehensive and participative 1 – year capacity building initiative to gear them with the basic constructs to develop sound financial and prudent best practices to sustain financial growth.

 

An award of One million Guyana Dollars, sponsored by Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited and Scotiabank will be made available to the winning individual/group; who MUST participate in key capacity development training through the Small Business Bureau. The award will be used to assist with activities critical to YOUR growth; market research, product development and testing, development of new distribution networks, building strategic partnerships and capital requirements.

 

 

General criteria:

 

How to Apply:

  1. Submit a formal letter of application which includes a brief overview of your intended use of the Grant funds.
  2. Financial statements for the last 3 years
  3. Copy of proof of registration
  4. Completed business plan

Note: Handwritten documents will not be accepted.

Please submit a letter of application and all documents in an envelope clearly marked:

“WEALTH CREATION FUND” to:

Ms. Deslyn Griffith

Project Coordinator

Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry

156 Waterloo Street

North Cummingsburg

Georgetown

Tel: 226-3519, 225-5846

Or via email to gccicommerce2009@gmail.com

Closing date: 6th March 2017