POWERful in Business also provides specific financial support in the form of grants and capital contributions. To apply for it, all you need to do is present your business plan and submit the application form online. The competition jury will assess the applications and select 10 beneficiaries of development grants, each worth PLN 11,000. The four best business ideas will subsequently receive grants of up to EUR 50,000. Details of the competition, as well as the application form can be found at santander.pl/mocnewbiznesie.
In addition to the development of competences and funding for education and business, the POWERful in Business programme also offers tools to facilitate running a business. All interested participants of the project who have their own businesses will be able to open a business account in Santander Bank Polska or a promotional price of PLN 0. And women who are planning to start their own business can receive assistance in putting their plans into effect. For a good start, project participants may enter into a leasing agreement or take out the Office loan and receive Assistance for PLN 1 and a fuel card with a first fill-up free of charge.
Partners of the project are Her Impact and Forbes Woman.
The organizer of the competition is the Polish Entrepreneurship Foundation based in Szczecin, ul. Monte Cassino 32, 70-466 Szczecin, managing the Fund and the Foundation’s resources.