P1/Strat. No.2: Provide Blended (loan/grant) Support to Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises With a Focus on Food Security and Adoption of Digital Technologies.

P1/St.No.2

Wave

Objective

Intervention

Target Audience

Guidelines and Criteria 

Implementing Agency

Estimated Cost

Overall Beneficiary

  1. Provide financial support for agro-processing and adoption of digital technologies

  2. Provide financial assistance to MSMEs

Provide the SLDB with grant funding to allow for lending to MSMEs in the agro-processing and digital industries.

  1. Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

  2. Agricultural and Manufacturing Sector

  1. Must provide proof of being a duly registered business or member of a business association;

  2. Must have been in continual operation in excess of 12 months;

  3. Must have employees and must show that all necessary deductions such as NIC and PAYE are duly treated

Saint Lucia Development Bank (SLDB)

$8.4 Million

Households and the business community

Status Update

On-Going

Source: Saint Lucia Development Bank (SLDB)