How to Access Business Grants in Nigeria 2019

Business Grants in Nigeria 2019/2020 – This page is for entrepreneurs and business owners who wish to apply for business grants to further develop their business or idea.

The business funding is available to small, medium business owners and entrepreneurs. We are going to list all the business grants websites in Nigeria and equally release a guide on how to apply and stand a chance of getting the fund you so much desire.

If you follow this page, you will get the Latest grants, calls for applications, calls for proposals, requests for proposals and other resources for NGOs and individuals in Nigeria. … They are trying to make the world a better place through business.

In an effort to assist small and medium scale entrepreneurs (SME) to grow, Government and NGOs sometimes provide small business grants in various forms.

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To access these grants, you must meet all the specified criteria as stipulated by the government or the agencies involved in the disbursement of the fund.

Sometimes, you will be required to submit a business plan. In a case like this, you should endeavor to take your time and prepare a well-organized business plan.

Here are the top grants for businessmen and entrepreneurs in Nigeria in 2019. You can go through them and apply for any one of your choices. You can as well apply for all of them and stand a chance of been selected.

Lists of Business Grants in Nigeria 2019

  1. StartUp Nigeria

Startup Nigeria is a 3-Month Incubation Program by the federal government of Nigeria designed to support innovative idea-staged companies across Nigeria with funding, mentorship, and training. The curriculum is specifically designed to move companies from ideas to viable products/services.

You will not only get funded but will also get mentorship to grow and succeed in your business. At the end of the 3 months programme, selected candidates will receive a grant of not less than 1 million naira to fund their business.

To apply for Startup Nigeria Incubation Programme, click here.

  1. BOI Youth Entrepreneurship Support (YES) Programme

The Youth Entrepreneurship Support (YES) Programme is BOI’s effort at addressing the worrisome phenomenon of youth unemployment in Nigeria by building the capacity of the youths and funding their business ideas. The YES programme is aimed at equipping young people with the requisite skills and knowledge to be self-employed by starting and managing their own businesses.


Participants will be drawn from young aspiring entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 35 years, with innovative ideas who must have a minimum educational qualification of an Ordinary National Diploma (OND).

To Apply for BOI YES Programme 2019, Click here.

  1. Growth and Employment (GEM) Project 2019

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The growth and Employment (GEM) Project 2019 is a World Bank assisted initiative aimed at developing businesses in Nigeria. Its goal is to help businesses grow as well as increase employment in the selected participating firms in Nigeria.

Interested candidates should visit to apply.

We will continue to update more grants for business in Nigeria. If you are an entrepreneur and need entrepreneurship grants this 2019, keep an eye on this page for more updates.

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