Business development is essential in creating new jobs, which is also the main purpose of our organization. In light of the social mission of our organization and its non - profit character, we have developed ways of financing businesses that aim to:
a) Meet the different needs of new or existing businesses, regardless of the industry in which they operate.
b) Support entrepreneurs who do not have access to other sources of funding.
The People’s Trust offers micro-grants to Greek entrepreneurs who wish to either create a new business, or grow an existing business, but are having difficulties in accessing credit. The grant is up to €10,000 per business provided as starting capital for a new business or working capital for an existing one. This funding program focuses on groups with low access to other forms of financing.
Zero interest loan
The People’s Trust offers zero interest loans of up to €10.000. The loan is provided directly to the business and has a repayment period of up to 48 months with a grace period of up to 6 months.
The People’s Trust, in collaboration with a network of affiliated organizations and volunteers, supports entrepreneurs by providing them with a wide range of services:
The activities of The People’s Trust include the development and implementation of training programmes in collaboration with other professional organizations in Greece and beyond.
Our training programmes focus on three main pillars of entrepreneurship in Greece: