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VIEDA, VI DPNR to host webinar on a federal grant for fishery-related businesses in the U.S. Virgin Islands

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands – May 17, 2022 — The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA), in partnership with the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources, will host a webinar for fishery-related businesses on the U.S. Virgin Islands’ Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act Fisheries Financial Assistance Program on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 2PM. This program is funded by a federal grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Commercial fishers, wholesale dealers, aquaculture operators, recreational charters/for-hire fishing operators, and fishing-dependent businesses are encouraged to register for this webinar.

Webinar Details:

Webinar Title: “USVI CARES Act Fisheries Financial Assistance Program”

Training Summary:  This webinar will provide commercial fishers, wholesale dealers, aquaculture operators, recreational charters/for-hire fishing operators, and fishing-dependent businesses

  • information about CARES Act 1.0 and CARES Act 2.0
  • a walk-through of the online application for grant funding
  • steps on how to navigate through the program’s website, www.usvicares.com.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZModumqrD4oHtUtjz6QnOObS6E1ReB4tJ-T

The USVI CARES Act (Sec. 12005) Fisheries Financial Assistance Program is administered by the Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA) in partnership with the Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources (VI DPNR).

For questions, send an email to info@usvieda.org .

 

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