GETP & GTDP Covid Response Grant for Ghana Businesses


GETP & GTDP Covid Response Grant for Ghana Businesses

The Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA) – an Agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry will implement Grant Programmes under the World Bank Funded Ghana Economic Transformation Project (GETP) and the Ghana Tourism Development Project (GTDP).

The Projects will respectively support the Government of Ghana’s initiatives to promote private investments and firm growth in non-resource-based Sectors and improve the performance of tourism in targeted destinations in Ghana.

GETP & GTDP Covid Response Grant Requirements

  • Must be a Small or a Medium Enterprise (SME), including Micro Enterprises for Tourism and Hospitality Sector;
  • Business Registration Certificate or Certificate of Incorporation; Tourism Certificate for MSMEs in the Tourism and Hospitality Sector, Non-formalized MSMEs in the Tourism and Hospitality Sector may submit Business Permits from MMDAs;
  • Financial Statements or Statement of Affairs for the years 2019 and 2020 or business bank statements for same period must be submitted.
  • SMEs which commenced operations in or after March 2020 are not eligible and should not apply.
  • A business and/or personal Tax Identification Number (TIN),
  • All shareholders and directors of the business must have valid personal Tax Identification Numbers (TIN)

ELIGIBLE ENTERPRISE

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

ELIGIBLE COST/ACTIVITIES

  • The purchase of machinery and equipment, or technology;
  • Equipment installation and repair costs;
  • Payment for technical advisory services and training;
  • Payment for capacity building fees and subscriptions;
  • Working capital expenses including utility, salaries, purchase of raw materials, marketing expenses;
  • Payment for rent;
  • Cost of Regulatory Compliance.