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Nikita Kenny

Conch ‘N Cone Food Truck

$10,000

Ms. Nikita Kenny- Conch ‘N Cone Food Truck-Receives the OWN Bahamas and Atlantis Grant Bahamian…

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Dominique Hanna

Icing Pastry and Catering

$7,500

Dominique Hanna is a chef that is passionate about pastries and ironically healthy cuisine. As…

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Michael Sands

Vida Cayo

$10,000

Michael is a Banker by profession with a background in accounting and finance. He recently…

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Regina Smith

Firehouse Spice Company

$10,000

Regina R. Smith is a graduate of The College of The Bahamas where she pursued…

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Kwivan Miller

Bahama BBQ King

$25,000

My name is Kwivan Miller and I am a trained chef by profession. My interest…

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OWN is an initiative created under IL Cares on the premise of offering change and a better way of life for many Bahamians throughout The Bahamas.

We focus on offering entrepreneurial grant opportunities for persons who do not have the capital to fund the initiative themselves.

$750,000
awarded since 2015

38
Recipients

2018

2017

2016

2015

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The OWN Program and Grant Fund was created to promote economic development, and was designed to support the acceleration of the Bahamian economy.

Selected recipients will:

• Receive grant funding to start their business venture.
• Have access to C.O.B. business programs
• Operating a business
• Funding will be provided
• Persons will also be chosen
• Assist with starting their business
• Receive grant funding to start their business venture.
• Have access to C.O.B. business programs
• Operating a business
• Funding will be provided
• Persons will also be chosen
• Assist with starting their business

OWN Talks

OWN Talks is a speakers’ series hosted by the OWN Bahamas Foundation that brings Bahamian entrepreneurs together with business leaders and motivation speakers.

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