The Directorate of Labour is the project leader. The directorate provides services for unemployed people in Iceland. It has two projects specifically aimed at women entrepreneurs. Annually the Directorate provides grants to women entrepreneurs with good business ideas and projects. These grants are awarded by the Ministry of Welfare. Also, the Directorate manages Svanni-Loan Guarantee Fund for three owners, The Ministry of Welfare, The Ministry of Industries and Innovation and the City of Reykjavík. The fund is open for women who run companies, and they can apply for loans with the guarantee from the fund and Landsbankinn.

The Directorate of Labour
Kringlan 1-103, 103 Reykjavik

Phone: +354 51 558 00