Grants for micro, small and medium size enterprises, farmers and farmer cooperatives and rural development initiatives are available through the following EU programmes:
EU Programme HORIZON 2020. The programme aims at increasing the competitiveness of Georgian enterprises.
Valid until 25.06.2022 with total budget for grants € 3 760 000. Read more
The European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD).
The programme aims at reducing rural poverty in Georgia by improving agricultural productivity and creating diversified social and economic opportunities for rural communities.
ENPARD was launched in 2013. The programme’s total budget, covering the period of 2013-2022 (phases I, II and III), is €179.5 million. Read more
Current grant opportunities under the EU’s ENPARD programme:
MATCHING GRANTS PROGRAMME IN SUPPORT OF AGRICULTURAL INITIATIVES IN GEORGIA,
implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The objectives of the initiative are to improve access to finance, services, equipment and inputs for farmers, rural households, cooperatives and other SMEs in rural areas.
Valid until 30 September 2020 with total budget GEL 19 million. Read more
GRANTS PROGRAMME TO HELP GEORGIA’S RURAL REGIONS RESPOND TO THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CHALLENGES EMERGING AMIDST THE COVID-19 CRISIS,
implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) together with the Agriculture and Rural Development Agency (ARDA) of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture. The grants are designed to boost rural entrepreneurship, create sustainable jobs, improve the management of natural resources and promote climate action.
Valid until 2022 with total budget GEL 9 million. Applications for the current round are due by 1 August 2020. Read more
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