The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN Migration Agency, Representation in Ukraine, as part of the project “Solutions in the field of human security in Ukraine”, financed by the Government of Japan, invites Ukrainian micro and small businesses to participate in the grant program.
- The main goal of the grant program is to support target communities in becoming more resilient to the consequences of war by restoring jobs and production, as well as meeting the population’s demand for critical goods and services.
- Priority will be given to:
- war-affected, damaged, destroyed and displaced enterprises;
- enterprises that provide their communities with critical goods or services;
- enterprises that employ representatives of vulnerable categories of the population or demonstrate other positive social impact on the community.
- Microenterprises – the maximum amount of the grant is 7,000 dollars. USA in hryvnia equivalent at the UN exchange rate.
- Small enterprises – the maximum amount of the grant is 20,000 dollars. USA in hryvnia equivalent at the UN exchange rate.
- General criteria:
- Micro and small enterprises moving or operating in Kyiv or Chernihiv regions.
- Registered at least 1 year before the application date;
- Registered in Ukraine and owned by citizens of Ukraine.
- Employs less than 10 people
- Enterprises that will create at least 1 new job thanks to the grant
- Small businesses
- Employs 10 or more people
- Enterprises that will create at least 3 new jobs thanks to the grant
- Grants will not be given to enterprises from the following sectors:
- Production or trade in weapons and ammunition;
- Production or trade in alcoholic beverages;
- Production or trade in tobacco products;
- Production or trade in radioactive materials;
- Manufacture, trade or use of loose asbestos fibers;
- Production or trade in pharmaceuticals;
- Production or trade of pesticides / herbicides subject to international phase-outs or bans.
- Medical institutions and pharmacies.
For more information, visit International Organization for Migration.