Category: Finance

GHANA ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION PROJECT/GETP

COVID-19 RESPONSE GRANT

Request For Grant Applications

BACKGROUND

The World Bank is providing funding to the Government of Ghana (GoG) for the implementation of the Ghana Economic Trans- formation Project. The development objective of the Project is to promote private investment: and firm growth in non-resource- based sectors. The GoG through the Economic Transformation Project is providing grant to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Ghana Enterprises Agency/GEA (Formerly National Board for Small Scale Industries) is implementing the COVID-19 Response Grant Programme and is inviting eligible High Growth Potential SMEs that have been impacted by the COVID19 Pandemic to apply for the grant.

REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Must be a Small or a Medium Enterprise (SME);
  • Must have a Business Registration Certificate or Certificate of Incorporation;
  • Financial Statement; or Statement of Affairs for the year’s 2019 md 2020 or business bank statements for same period must be submitted:
  • SME: which commenced operations in or after March 2020 are not eligible to apply.

 ELIGIBLE ENTERPRISES

  • Agro-processing;
  • Manufacturing;
  • Textile and Garment;
  • Food and Beverages;
  • Pharmaceuticals. Healthcare and Companies in the production of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

 ELIGIBLE COSTS/ACTIVITIES

  • Purchase of machinery and equipment. or technology;
  • Equipment installation and repair costs;
  • Payment for technical advisory services;
  • Payment for capacity building;
  • Working capital expenditure such as utility, salaries, purchase of raw materials, marketing expenses etc.
  • Rent payments for business operations;
  • Regulatory Compliance costs.

 HOW TO APPLY

Access Online Grant Applications at: https://getp.gheaonline.com

Track the status of applications at:    https://gea.gov.gh/getp/checkstatus

For assistance, contact the AGAM Secretariat or any GEA Business Advisory Centers (BACs) or the Business Resource Centers (BRCs) across the country at no costs to applicants.

  • For further inquiries. Please contact the GEA’s Contact Center +233(0)362196909

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

DEADLINE

Wednesday July 21. 2021.