Application deadline approaching for GEDA grant program

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Guam Economic Development Authority (PNC file photo)

Non-profit Organizations (NPOs) and Government of Guam departments or agencies are encouraged to submit their Qualifying Certificate Community Contribution (QCCC) Grant Program Series 3 applications by 5 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2021.

The program will provide grant funding up to $50,000 per award to NPOs and Government of Guam departments or agencies toward eligible projects and programs with an emphasis on workforce and entrepreneurship development.

“The QCCC grant program gives GEDA the opportunity to support our community where it is most needed,” stated Melanie Mendiola, CEO/Administrator. “Focusing this series of community contribution funding on workforce and entrepreneurship development will empower the livelihoods of our residents with a pathway to sustainable employment and encourage entrepreneurs to take the leap as we move toward economic recovery.”

Potential projects must aid in the re-training of unemployed or underemployed persons or development of new small businesses. This grant funding is provided by the Qualifying Certificate Community Contributions from the Guam Regional Medical City and TNN Guam dba Tsubaki Hotel.

GEDA will be accepting grant applications via email at qcgrants@investguam.com. For more information on the QC Community Contribution Grant Program, interested applicants are encouraged to visit the GEDA website at www.investguam.com/qc-grants or contact our Grant Coordinator at qcgrants@investguam.com.

(GEDA News Release)

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