Economic Recovery Grants to support economic resilience

July 19, 2021 2:40 pm

The US Embassy in Suva has vowed to support Fiji’s economic resilience through grant proposals during this COVID-19 pandemic.

It is welcoming grant proposals ranging from $40,000 to $80,000.

US Chargé D’Affaires Tony Greubel says through the Economic Recovery Grant, they hope to support local organizations in their effort to mitigate the effect of the pandemic.

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He adds that the initiative is part of a host of activities by the US Embassy to promote economic growth and assist Fiji in its fight against COVID-19.

The Chargé D’Affaires says they will assist local organizations and associations to explore creative solutions to the economic adversities caused by the pandemic, with a focus on projects related to developing tourism, entrepreneurship, and trade with the US.

The initiative is being rolled out in five Pacific Island countries including Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga, and Tuvalu.