WEE Formalization Toolkit

WHO IS THIS TOOLKIT FOR?

Being an entrepreneur is empowering and can provide a sense of independence.

This business formalization toolkit is a roadmap for women-led and women-owned micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the Eastern Caribbean. It is designed to empower women to make informed decisions for themselves and their businesses.

Other National Resources

Grenada Investment Development Corporation (GIDC)

Nurturing Entrepreneurial culture and facilitating startup growith.

Type of Institution

Statutory Body

Type of Resource

MSME Support Programme

Resources

Business Guides & Forms

Resource Description

Access the Business Startup Guide and Checlist, Entrepreneur Quiz, Guide to Attracting Customers and Good Good Customer Service among other resources.

Main Website

https://businessdevelopmentcentre.gd/what-we-do/

Social Media

Media and Documents

https://businessdevelopmentcentre.gd/news/

Agency/s, Supporting Partner/s

N/A

Contact

GENERAL INQUIRIES
Grenada Investment Development Corporation
Frequenté Industrial Park
St. George, Grenada, West Indies
Phone: +1 (473) 444-1033-35
Fax: +1 (473) 444-4828
E-mail: info@gidc.gd

Enterprise Business Development (EBD)

We create an awareness about entrepreneurship in schools, guide business startups, facilitate the upgrade of existing enterprises through technical assistance, grant financing and handholding support and enhance the skills of potential and existing entrepreneurs through training.

Type of Institution

Statutory Body

Type of Resource

MSME Support Programme

Resources

Enterprise Business Development Services

Resource Description

Access information on available Entrepreneurial Training and Business Development Support services including Grant Proposal writing, record keeping and grant financing.

Main Website

https://saep.gov.gd/enterprise-business-development/

Social Media

Media and Documents

N/A

Agency/s, Supporting Partner/s

N/A

Contact

ebd@gidc.gd

The Grenada National Organization of Women (GNOW)

The Grenada National Organisation of Women Inc. (GNOW) is the umbrella non-governmental organisation (NGO) for the women of Grenada. It is a vibrant national women’s organisation addressing the needs of all segments of the female population of Grenada and attracting national and international support for gender equality, gender equity, women’s empowerment and involvement in development including economic, social and political dimensions.

Type of Institution

Civil Society Organization

Type of Resource

Mentorship

Resources

N/A

Resource Description

N/A

Main Website

N/A

Social Media

Media and Documents

N/A

Agency/s, Supporting Partner/s

N/A

Contact

473-440-6257 gnowgendergren@gmail.com

The Grenada National Training Agency

The NTA provides Caribbean Vocational Qualification and National Vocational Qualification certification to candidates from Approved Training Centres, on the job training programmes, community based training programmes and the Assessment of Prior Learning Programme who have demonstrated all of the required competencies.

Type of Institution

National Public Institution

Type of Resource

Training

Resources

Form and Guides

Resource Description

Access registration forms, guides to portfolio developmeny for assessment of prior learning and information on available certifications.

Main Website

https://www.grenadanta.gd

Social Media

Media and Documents

N/A

Agency/s, Supporting Partner/s

N/A

Contact

Grenada National Training Agency
Belmont Rd, St. George,
Grenada, W.I. info@nta.gov.gd 1 473 435-9093

New Life Organization (NEWLO)

NEWLO aims to provide quality vocational and life skills training for disadvantaged young men and women and people of all ages, religions and creeds, facilitating growth and sustainable development of the individual in relation to the family, the community and the nation.

Type of Institution

National Public Institution

Type of Resource

Training

Resources

Skills Training and Programs

Resource Description

Access information on avialble skills training programs, curriculum and registration forms.

Main Website

https://www.newlo.org

Social Media

Media and Documents

N/A

Agency/s, Supporting Partner/s

N/A

Contact

New Life Organization Palmiste St. John , 444-9955 , newlosecretary@hotmail.com

Grenada Development Bank

The primary purpose of the Grenada Development Bank is to assist in the economic development of Grenada by providing financial and technical assistance in the areas of Agriculture, Fisheries, Tourism, Industry, Housing, Small Business Development and Human Resource Development.

Type of Institution

National Public Institution

Type of Resource

Finanicng

Resources

Small Business Development Fund

Resource Description

Access information and requirments for the small business development fund. The funds for the Small Business loans could be utilized for all aspects of business including working capital. Financing may be used for startup activities or expansion of existing operations.

Main Website

https://grenadadevelopmentbank.com/index.html

Social Media

Media and Documents

N/A

Agency/s, Supporting Partner/s

N/A

Contact

Address: P.O. Box 2300, Melville Street, St. George's
Email: gdbbank@spiceisle.com
Telephone: +1 (473) 440 2382/3943/1620
Fax: +1 (473) 440 6610

Eastern Caribbean Countries