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What are Presidential Grants?
A Presidential Grant is a monatary award allocated to Amerinidian communities to help them establish income generating projects to advance their growth and development.
The Grant was established in 2007. Release of funds was done on the 26th October 2007 by his Excellency Bharrat Jagdeo. A sum of $150 million was allocated towards meeting the social and economic needs of one hundred and forty (140) communities.
This level of commitment continued in 2008. However in 2009 an additonal twenty (20) communities became eligible for the grants resulting in $160 million being allocated to the Amerindian People.
Projects undertaken under Presidential Grants By Regions and Villages
Region 1 [Status Table - View]
Region 2 [Status Table - View]
Region 3-6 [Status Table - View]
Region 7 [Status Table - View]
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Region 9 [Status Table - View]
Region 10 [Status Table - View]