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Top 10 Ongoing Grants in Nigeria to apply



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Are you a budding entrepreneur in Nigeria with innovative business ideas but limited resources? You’re in luck! There are numerous grants and programs designed to empower and support young entrepreneurs like you. In this blog post, we’ll introduce you to some of the top opportunities that can help kickstart your entrepreneurial journey.

List of current grants ongoing in Nigeria 2023

  1. Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Program: This grant offers funding and training to young entrepreneurs across Nigeria. It aims to empower and support individuals with innovative business ideas. More information can be found on their website: Tony Elumelu Foundation.
  2. Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative (YEDI) Grant: YEDI provides grants to youth-oriented projects focused on education, health, and empowerment. Visit their website for more details: YEDI Grant.
  3. Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) Grant: LSETF offers grants and loans to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Lagos State. Their website provides information on application criteria and the application process: LSETF Grant.
  4. Federal Government Grants: The Nigerian government periodically releases grants for various sectors such as agriculture, education, and health. It’s advisable to regularly check government websites like the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget, and National Planning for the latest grant opportunities: Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget, and National Planning.
  5. Bank of Industry (BOI) Grants: BOI provides grants and funds for businesses in different sectors. Details on eligibility criteria and application procedures can be found on the BOI website: Bank of Industry.
  6. African Women Development Fund (AWDF) Grants: AWDF offers grants to women-led organizations and initiatives that promote women’s rights and empowerment in Africa. Visit their website for more information: AWDF Grants.
  7. Google Impact Challenge Nigeria: Google provides grants to nonprofits and organizations that use technology to address societal challenges in Nigeria. Keep an eye on their website for updates on the next round of applications: Google Impact Challenge Nigeria.
  8. Nigeria Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) Grant: NCDMB offers grants and support to Nigerian-owned businesses in the oil and gas industry. More details can be found on their official website: NCDMB Grant.
  9. African Development Foundation (ADF) Grants: ADF provides grants for community-based organizations and grassroots enterprises that aim to create opportunities and sustainable development in Africa. Visit the ADF website to learn more: African Development Foundation.
  10. Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity: This fund provides grants to innovative businesses and projects that promote financial inclusion and rural prosperity in Africa, including Nigeria. Information and application guidelines can be found on their website: Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity.

Remember to thoroughly check the eligibility criteria, application requirements, and deadlines for each grant opportunity. Keep in mind that grant availability and application periods may vary, so it’s advisable to regularly visit the respective websites for up-to-date information.

Bernard Bassey is a graduate of Software Engineering from AfriHUB University, Abuja. He is an expert in field journalism, his interest in socio-politics activities is keen.

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