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Business Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Support
ONE-ON-ONE SUPPORT: “The idea behind the RISE Programme is to restart Grand Bahama’s small business sector in the wake of Hurricane Dorian,” says Henry St. George, GBPA Director during one-on-one discussions with High Rock business owners. (Photo taken pre-COVID-19 Emergency Lockdown) As government officials work to safely re-open the nation’s economy, many Continue Reading
Business Development Hurricane Dorian Updates
A recent partnership between The Bahamas Red Cross Society (BRCS) and The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) will offer much-needed economic stimulus to Grand Bahama through a grant program for the island’s smallest businesses. The partnership provides for Small Business Recovery (SBR) grants to qualifying micro businesses, and vendor Continue Reading
Business Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases
Team RISE has approved another 14 companies for small business restoration grants as Cohort II of the programme recently completed its final Selection Committee process.  RISE, which stands for Restoring Industries and Sustaining Employment, is a partnership between The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA), and Mercy Corps International (MC), a global humanitarian Continue Reading
Business Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
PARTNERSHIP FOR ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT: Bacardi pledges close to $1M in support funding for businesses impacted by Hurricane Dorian, during a press conference and ceremonial signing last week. The iconic global organization joins implementing partners, GBPA and MC, on the RISE Grant Initiative. Picture from left to right, is Al Panico, Field Representative, American Red Continue Reading
Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) is firmly committed to the continued restoration and economic recovery of the city of Freeport and Grand Bahama Island. Of paramount focus is the full return of international flights and the rebuilding of a permanent airport facility to boost the economy. “Given the inevitable reduction, due to the […]Continue Reading
Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
Following the devastation of Hurricane Dorian, the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) is working toward full recovery with sustainability and climate resiliency as primary considerations in restoration and rebuilding. As soon as conditions allowed, the GBPA team began exploring avenues to rebuild using more sustainable methods. “While we have always dealt with exposure to Continue Reading
Business Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
Partnerships for Recovery: GBPA in collaboration with Mercy Corps (MC), a leading global humanitarian organization, today, announced the “Restoring Industries and Sustaining Employment (RISE) Initiative. Under this initiative, micro, small and medium businesses, suffering damages or loss as a direct result of the passage of Hurricane Dorian may be eligible to receive RISE Continue Reading
Business Development Press Releases Uncategorized
Both the Domestic and International Airport facilities severely compromised due to flooding. Due to major damage sustained in Hurricane Dorian,Western Air’s terminal at the Grand Bahama International Airport has resumed its service via temporary facilities for domestic travel. Freeport, Bahamas – In the weeks since Dorian’s passage, Grand Bahama and its residents Continue Reading
Business Development Press Releases Support
The Grand Bahama Port Authority(GBPA) ensures that the highest number of Grand Bahamian students are employed for the annual summer program by offering three, four-week long sessions, from May to August, every year. Posing right after orientation are a group of GBPA summer students: (Front Row: Left to Right) Zaneko Jones, Kaleel Solomon, Ariyanne Kelly, […]Continue Reading