Kingstown, 15th January 2015: The Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (GoSVG) is accepting proposals from locally registered Educational Institutions to deliver prescribed training under the Training Grants Programme of the Caribbean Regional Communication Infrastructure Program (CARCIP) St Vincent and the Grenadines.
The Training Grants programme forms part of the ICT-Led Innovation component of CARCIP. It will provide grant funding to individuals to receive training in key niche areas in Information Technology (IT) or IT Enabled Service development in SVG.
In order to be eligible to apply to deliver training courses the Institution must: be locally registered by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) of St. Vincent and the Grenadines; have a physical presence locally; and a track record of delivering training in the local environment for a minimum of three (3) years.
This training grants programme is expected to contribute to the achievement of the following:
1. Highly computer literate Vincentians;
2. Increase in the range of business enterprises utilising modern information and communication technology; and
3. Maturation of the ICT sector by 2025.
The total Grant funding available for training is US$0.525 million.
The Call for training grants proposals opened on Friday January 9th, 2015 and will close on February 6th, 2015.