Saltchuk – Tropical Shipping Grant Funds Available
Through the St. Lucia Youth Business Trust (SLYBT), Tropical Shipping Ltd. has made available grant funds for young Saint Lucian Entrepreneurs. The funds will assist start-ups with an impactful, scalable business model. The SLYTB is a non-profit organization that provides youth island-wide with the opportunity to develop their business ideas and strengthen their ventures. Over the years, the SLYBT has helped hundreds of youth gain economic independence through the provision of mentorship, personal development training and a venture enhancement series.
Saltchuk is the parent company of Tropical Shipping Ltd. and is a privately-owned family business of diversified transportation and distribution companies headquartered in Seattle. It provides various domestic and international marine and air cargo services throughout North America and the Caribbean. A committee pools resources from the operating companies and allocates funds to impact youth development and post-secondary education programmes.
The SLYBT invites persons 18 to 25 years old to apply for grant support. Forms can be accessed on the Facebook page @SLYBT or collected at the office at the American Drywall Building, Vide bouteille. Deadline for all submissions is June 8, 2017 at 4:30pm.