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The National Development Foundation of Dominica Limited is a non – profit, non Government Development Institution mandated to serve the Micro, Small and Medium sized enterprises (MSME) in the Commonwealth of Dominica and has been doing so for over thirty (30) years. The NDFD provides three main services to the public with a variety of sub-services within each operation:

  • Financing for Business Development 
  • Training from Experienced Trainers
  • Valuable Business Support Services and Technical Assistance

If you have any further questions, kindly visit or contact us. The NDFD is temporarily conducting operations at the Prevost Cinemall located on Kennedy Avenue, Roseau. Persons are encouraged to contact the NDFD on the main line 1 (767) 448-3240/275-5251 or through email: ndfd@cwdom.dm. Visit our facebook page and click the “LIKE” button to follow us and get all the latest updates on NDFD: https://www.facebook.com/NDFD.LTD/

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  • LOANS

    Whether you want to calculate your interest, estimate your payments, or see if you qualify for a business loan, we have resources that can help. Get Started. Find a Repayment Plan You Can Afford!

  • TRAINING PROGRAMS

    Our training programs provide opportunities to individuals who are in need of training in areas of economic, social and personal improvement and therefore contribute to their holistic development.

  • READYCASH

    This is a facility which is available to working individuals who require money for miscellaneous Purposes such as travel expenses, purchase of school supplies, purchase of Appliances/furniture Educational expenses, payment of bills & Much More.

  • BUSINESS SUPPORT

    The Business Support Unit’s aim is to provide the small businesses with services required in order to ensure that they are positioned to succeed.These includes preparation of Business Plans, Financial and Business Statements, Cash Flow projections, etc.

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FAQ

Ready cash: Within 2 days
Other Loans: Loans may take 1 – 3 weeks to process but that is dependent on the client’s ability to cooperate and produce the necessary documentation and all other necessary information to the Business Development Officer.

Check the website! (www.ndfd.dm) or visit the NDFD’s facebook page (www.facebook.com/NDFD.LTD/) . You may also call the office at 448-3240 or drop an email to ndfd@cwdom.dm to inquire. If you are interested in signing up for a programme which is not yet available, you may register with the Training Department and someone will get in contact with you as soon as it is available. If you have any interest in the NDFD hosting a particular programme which is not listed, you may also forward your suggestions for consideration and to work out the details.

The Business Support Services Unit (BSSU) provides a wide variety of support services to assist in the development of your business. They will visit your business place too in order to verify information and get a firsthand view of the situation!

The marketing opportunities provided for clients include advertising on popular media such as Dominica News Online and DBS radio. Being a client of the NDFD also provides the opportunity to receive discounts for necessary services at several business places. The NDFD will also visit your place of business to assess your operations and provide counsel on how to improve.

Our Blog

  • NBD & NDFD sign $3M loan financing agreement

    NBD & NDFD sign $3M loan financing agreement

    Two indigenous financial institutions; the National Bank of Dominica (NBD) and the National Development Foundation of Dominica (NDFD) have entered into an agreement which will benefit the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). In accordance with that agreement, the NBD has provided a three million dollars non-revolving facility to the NDFD to finance small and medium-sized … Read More

  • NDFD reports $765, 000 surplus for 2015

    NDFD reports $765, 000 surplus for 2015

    The National Development Foundation of Dominica (NDFD) has reported surplus of seven hundred and sixty-five thousand dollars ($765, 000) for 2015. Its Chairman, Oliver Henderson reported on the organization’s overall performance for the last year during its thirty-fourth annual general meeting on Thursday 23 September 2016. The NDFD, a non-profit development institution established in 1981, … Read More

  • NDFD Hosts third annual Creole in the Streets

    NDFD Hosts third annual Creole in the Streets

    The third annual Creole in the Streets was held on Thursday, October 20, 2016, on Great Marlborough Street under the theme ‘Feeling the pulse of the MSME sector, as it beats its way towards development.’ Chairman of the National Development Foundation of Dominica Ltd., Oliver Henderson said that this activity is an effort to generate … Read More

  • NDFD to Host Green Tech Bootcamp

    NDFD to Host Green Tech Bootcamp

    The National Development Foundation of Dominica (NDFD) will next month host a Green Tech Startup Bootcamp and competition. The boot camp, which is scheduled for the 1-3 December 2016, is being done in collaboration with Caribbean Climate Innovation Canteen. The purpose of this boot camp, according to the NDFD’s business development officer Lydia Andrew, is … Read More

  • BPW Dominica & NDFD facilitates business plan seminar

    BPW Dominica & NDFD facilitates business plan seminar

    The Business Professional Women Dominica Chapter (BPW Dominica Chapter) and the National Development Foundation of Dominica (NDFD) have teamed up to provide business plan preparation training to business women. The BPW Dominica Chapter, which was installed on 16 November 2016, is part of an international organization which seeks to develop the professional, business and leadership … Read More

  • NDFD contributes to school leaving activities

    NDFD contributes to school leaving activities

    PRESS RELEASE: National Development Foundation of Dominica Ltd Friday 30th June 2017 “Supporting the Journey” The National Development Foundation of Dominica Ltd. continues to fulfil its mandate of contributing to human resource development through contributions to various schools‘ end of year activities. Donations were made to various educational institutions ranging from pre-school to high school. … Read More

  • NDFD launches 2nd annual Creole In The Streets

    NDFD launches 2nd annual Creole In The Streets

    The National Development Foundation of Dominica (NDFD) has launched its second annual Creole In The Streets Trade Exposition geared at promoting Dominican products. The Expo, scheduled for 23 October 2015, will provide an opportunity for entrepreneurs to display their products on Great Marlborough Street in Roseau from 8AM to 8PM. Public relations officer of the … Read More

  • NDFD hosts first business forum for 2018

    NDFD hosts first business forum for 2018

    The National Development Foundation of Dominica (NDFD) hosted its first business forum for 2018 discussion proper business practices that should be enforced before and after a disaster. Executive Director of the National Development Foundation of Dominica (NDFD), Cletus Joseph stated at the opening ceremony on Thursday 25 January 2018, that after the devastating impact of … Read More