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How to Access COVID-19 Recovery Finance

OVER the last few years the St. Lucia Development Bank and the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce have partnered on numerous initiatives aimed primarily at supporting businesses effort at becoming more resilient. On January 27th 2021 from 6:30pm, the Chamber and the SLDB will join forces to share critical information on how firms can access the recently repurposed Climate Adaptation Financing Facility (Business Recovery) of the Bank.

The St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce is well known for providing its members with critical information that empowers sound decision making that has given members the inside edge on opportunities, emerging trends and critical insights that have led to business growth and expansion. With so many businesses being affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic and the continued threats of Climate Change, the Chamber has once again brought its expertise in designing bespoke vehicles for practical knowledge and skill transfer.

The E-Seminar will not only focus on the conditions for accessing the crucial finances, but will also provide insight on how SMEs can meet the critical business and financial information requirements as well as those for the presentation of the Business Continuity plans, two irretraceable requirements. MSMEs’ are thus invited to join this free seminar where they can learn and understand how to secure low cost funding to transform their business.

Presentations will be made by Mr. Barrington Dolcy of B Difference on Making a Financial Case for Financing and by Mr. Andrew George of NEMO discussing the ever important Business Continuity Plan. The Seminar is completely free. Firms and individuals contemplating approaching the SLDB for funding for projects under the Climate Adaptation Financing Facility should participate as well as firms who were impacted by COVID-19 in any way, this might just be for you.

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