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In order to apply for a grant under the Direct Assistance Grant Scheme (DAGS) the following documents must be read carefully,  completed accurately and submitted and received by Caribbean Export as instructed within the Guidelines and Procedures by 4:30pm (Barbados Time) on June 11, 2019

APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

Guidelines and Procedures

Application Form

Budget Template

Please click on the hyperlink above to download and complete the separate excel spread sheet document to itemize your budgetary costs. Applicants must ensure that itemized costs for expenses allocated in the budget are adequate for the proposed project. The completed budget must be printed and submitted along with each copy of the application.

Failure to submit the completed budget template will render your application incomplete and will not be considered eligible.

DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT TOOL

Please complete the online Diagnostic Assessment Tool, which identifies the strengths and weaknesses of the company and its ability to successfully execute the project proposal.  Failure to submit the completed Diagnostic Assessment will render this application incomplete and will not be considered eligible.

To be completed at https://sme-diagnostics.ceintelligence.com/go?to=DAGS

The full results of the Diagnostic Assessment Tool must be printed and submitted with each copy of the application.

Note: If you have already completed a full assessment within the past 12 months, you can submit those results.

For a complete tutorial on using the tool please visit the SME Diagnostic Tool Video Tutorials

For further assistance please contact [email protected]

ANNEXES – the below annexes provide template documents that should be used in the application and if successful in the reimbursement process.

Annex I – DIRECT ASSISTANCE GRANT PROCEDURES CONTRACT

Annex II – GENERAL CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO THE DAGS

Annex III – BUDGET TEMPLATE 

Annex IV – PROCUREMENT AND REIMBURSEMENT PROCEDURES

Annex V – REQUEST FOR PAYMENT TEMPLATE

Annex VI – INTERIM FINAL NARRATIVE REPORT

Annex VII A – INTERIM FINANCIAL REPORT

Annex VII B – FINAL FINANCIAL REPORT

Annex VIII – GRANT ASSESSMENT REPORT

EXAMPLE COMPLETED FORMS and DOCUMENTS – the following document is an example to help guide you and is for reference only.

Sample Application

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Please download and review the FAQs here.

Should you still have queries regarding the DAGS please send an email to [email protected]

The 2019 DAGS TRAINING VIDEO