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The Nigeria Impact Startup Relief Facility Grant - Helping Early-Stage Impact Startups Survive the COVID-19 Crisis

Updated on Aug 28, 2020 528 views
The Nigeria Impact Startup Relief Facility Grant - Helping Early-Stage Impact Startups Survive the COVID-19 Crisis

About NISRF

Nigeria Impact Startup Relief Facility (NISRF) is an emergency facility designed by a consortium of funding partners to disburse grants to a significant number of existing post-MVP stage high-growth startups who create impact so they remain viable during the COVID-19 crisis. NISRF is designed to support grant applicants whose businesses/activities are either being adversely affected by or modified in response to COVID-19.

Selection Criteria

  • In order to qualify for this funding, the following criteria have to be met:
  • Be a company operating in Nigeria
  • The company is tackling an urgent social problem
  • The company is post-MVP, revenue-generating, registered with CAC
  • Can demonstrate solid financial health prior to the onset of COVID-19 (USD $60K ARR - 12 months period minimum)
  • The company has already received seed capital
  • Can demonstrate the scale of impact, or potential for future scale
  • Fall in any of these sectors: Agriculture, Critical Infrastructure, Financial Services, Health Care, Education, and with initiatives that target the informal sector.
  • How well you have optimised resources during COVID

Why you should apply

Grant

Business equity-free funding between $5,000 to $20,000

Business Advisory

Get access to a pool of mentors and business experts

Business Continuity

Here’s your chance to continue to create impact and stay afloat.

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