WIN UP TO N2 MILLION BUSINESS GRANT IN THE 2016 YESGRANT BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION

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YES GRANTAre you a Nigerian between the ages of 18 and 40 with entrepreneurial and innovative business idea in Agriculture, Creative Economy or Information & Communication Technology (ICT) but in need of funding? The YESGrant is ready to support your business with up to 2 million naira in grant, specialized trainings, a network of mentors and business leaders.

 

Note: The Entrepreneur YESGrant is a GRANT to your business and NOT A LOAN.

ELIGIBILITY

To apply for the grant, the owner of the business applying must be a Nigerian between the ages of 18 and 40 and must be a registered member of the Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (NYPF).

The innovative idea of the entrepreneur must be from one of the following sectors:

  1. Agriculture
  2. Creative Economy (Fashion, Photography, Creative Arts, Music and Film Entertainment)
  3. Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

To access the grant, the business must be registered with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).

The entrepreneur must open a corporate account with Heritage Bank Nigeria (the YESGrant Partner) prior to disbursement.

Owner of the business must sign a legal agreement between the beneficiary company and NYPF.

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Award recipients must be registered members of the Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (NYPF). As a registered member, you will be assigned a unique identification number with which you will use to log into the application platform.
  2. Applications for funding by the Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (YESGrant) pass through a two-stage application process:
    1. Concept Note stage
    2. Evaluation stage

The Concept Note stage entails completing a form online and a brief summary of the proposed business idea for which grant funding support is being required for. This is the first stage of the Application process.

The Evaluation stage requires shortlisted applicants to be interviewed face to face by a team of independent industry specialists.

Remember: In order to apply for the YESGrant, you must be a member of the Nigeria Young Professionals Forum (NYPF).
Visit the NYPF website at nypforum.org to register.

Deadline for Application: June 16, 2016

For more information on the YESGRANT competition, why not visit the main YesGrant website?

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