Grants for SMEs are available through 2 programmes.
Support to the development of small family businesses in the Sheki-Zagatala Economic Zone through ABAD regional centre in Balakan.
The objectives of the programme:
To contribute to the socio-economic development of the regions of Azerbaijan by fostering the creation of modern and sustainable family businesses in rural areas, and enabling equal opportunities and inclusivity in line with European standards and practices.
Support community-based family businesses to produce high quality competitive value-added products in the Shaki-Zaqatala Economic Zone.
Address the challenges that prevent and impede the development of community-based family businesses and rural entrepreneurship, economic regeneration and job creation in the Shaki-Zaqatala Economic Zone.
Valid until 14.11.2020 with total budget for grants € 492 000. Read more
Accelerating development of sustainable micro-entrepreneurship in rural regions of Azerbaijan (ADSMIRRA) implemented by AZERBAIJAN MICRO-FINANCE ASSOCIATION ICTIMAI BIRLIYI.
The objective of the project is to support the establishment and development of micro-businesses and help them generate income and create jobs. Specifically, the project aims to teach men and women in selected rural areas to manage their household finance. It also aimes at teaching them skills and providing with seed capital needed to start their own business.
Valid until 30.06.2022 with total budget for grants € 125 497. Read more
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