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Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Support
Libraries are integral to communities the world over, and Grand Bahama’s Sir CharlesHayward Library is no exception. The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) has made funds available to the library in excess of $250,000 to assist with mucking and gutting, renovation of the entire interior infrastructure, replacement of computer equipment, books and other supplies, Continue Reading
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
COVID-19 Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Support
The Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Foundation (GBDRF), the charitable arm of the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA), sourced over 100 new beds for distribution to communities across the island. Pastor Eddie Victor, an active GBDRF volunteer since inception, organized this initiative and worked with teams to ensure that beds were delivered to those families still Continue Reading
Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Support
The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA), through its charitable arm, the Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Foundation (GBDRF), has sourced greatly needed household goods for distribution to those in our communities who continue to recover from the impacts of Hurricane Dorian. Many residents of Grand Bahama are still challenged by the devastation of last September’s […]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
Business Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) and Mercy Corps International (MC) awarded a number of grants valued at over $40,000 to local businesses to assist with their business recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. The grants are part of GBPA’s small business economic recovery program, and a partnership initiative with MC entitled Restoring […]Continue Reading