FAQs

  • Who is eligible for funding by the TPT?

    You are eligible if you are Greek, or a legal resident of Greece, and you are over 18 years old and have a business plan, or existing small business, which meets our Funding Criteria.

  • How long does it take from the submission of the enquiry form to the approval of financing?

    Anywhere from 2 – 8 weeks. It depends on the preparation level of the business idea you are submitting. We will contact you within 2 weeks from submission to arrange the first meeting, after which we will agree a provisional timeline and next steps. The more prepared you are, the quicker the process.

  • What is the procedure following the financing approval?

    Your financial needs are based on a business plan and cash-flow projections that we help you formulate. Our grants are disbursed when you reach agreed milestones. This ensures that you have access to the working capital you need to fulfil your goals.

  • My business activity is in the provinces. Am I a suitable candidate for funding?

    Currently, we are only funding businesses that operate in the Attica prefecture. Our goal is to expand the programme to the whole of Greece over time. If you are outside the Athens region and are interested in what The People’s Trust has to offer, please contact us at info@thepeoplestrust.org

  • Can I apply for your Business Development Services even if I am not looking for any funding?

    No. But we would be happy to connect you to some providers of Business Development Services who may be able to help you.

  • Can you assist me with my business plan?

    Yes, we can, but we advise you to come as prepared as possible as this will speed up the procedure. At the very minimum you need to have identified your product / service offering and developed a budget forecast.