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.

LaDMA TRAINED REVENUE MOBILIZATION OFFICERS

The La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly as part of it social responsibility on Wednesday April 14, 2021 schooled Six Five-revenue collectors on modern technology to mobilised revenue in the municipality.

Participants for the training drawn from the Municipal Finance Department, Budget, Internal Audit, MIS and some selected staff from Physical Planning, Works, and the Nation Builders Corp. They were taken through Map Reading, Understanding GPS Coordinates, and Categorization of buildings, plots, and properties and Using Google docs in data capturing to get real time update of database data using Tse-Addo as an experimental study.

The coordinating director for the La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly, Mr Daniel Nkrumah urged the participants to be committed to the task ahead. According to him the outbreak of the COVID- 19 Pandemic affects the assembly revenue base and could not achieved its target to address some of the infrastructure deficits in the municipality. He urged the officers to identify private own businesses and estate owners who have default payment of Business Permits and Property Rates respectively.

Mr Daniel Nkrumah bemoans the activities of Businesses and Property owners who make so much profit but pay very petite to the assembly and called for the review of some of the businesses and properties in the municipality.