Business start up grants
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From: Marama H A
Dear Ministry of Social Development,
I would like to know if you have business start up grants for those who are on the unemployment benefit. We have applied to various lending institutions without success because they see a failure to repay any loans made by them. I have been advised by MSD that if we may apply for a grant if we have been turned down from lenders.
M N Anderson
From: Chris O'Grady
Ministry of Social Development
Dear M N Anderson
Thank you for your email about what assistance the Ministry of Social
Development can provide to someone who wants to start up a business.
We may be able to provide financial help if you meet certain criteria.
Here is a link to information on the Work and Income website which may be
If you would like to talk to someone about how we can help then please
call us on 0800 559 009.
The Ministry of Social Development
Ministry of Social Development.
We help New Zealanders to help themselves to be safe, strong and
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