Call for Applications: Nourishing Africa Entrepreneur Support Program for Nigerians (Up to N3.5m in Grants)

Nourishing Africa has partnered with the Mastercard Foundation and the United States African Development Foundation (USADF) to launch the Entrepreneurs Support Program

The program is designed to support MSMEs across the Nigerian agriculture and food landscapes to rebuild and strengthen their businesses. The program targets micro and small-scale enterprises run by young people between the ages of 20 and 40, engaged in critical food, cash crops, and livestock value chains from the provision of inputs, primary production, processing, logistics and storage, and distribution in 11 states in Nigeria: Abia Anambra, Delta, Edo, FCT, Kaduna, Kano, Lagos, Ogun, Osun, and Oyo states.

The Program Kickstarts on 18 January 2021. All applications must be submitted by 10 January 2021.

Through a robust business support program that leverages on ICT, data and innovation, the Entrepreneur Support Program aims to help grassroots and MSMEs, particularly women-led businesses, across the Nigeria’s agriculture and food landscape rebuild and strengthen their businesses after the impact of COVID-19.

The Nourishing Africa Entrepreneur Support Program is targeted at young Nigerian entrepreneurs who want to rebuild and strengthen their agri-food business.


Participants of the program stand to receive up to #3,500,000 to help rebuild and strengthen their agrobusiness.

  • 60 entrepreneurs
  • 11 states
  • 125 small grants beneficiaries


  • You should be a Nigerian citizen between the ages of 20-40
  • You own and run a food or agriculture business in Abia, Anambra, Delta, Edo, FCT, Kaduna, Kano, Lagos, Ogun, Osun or Oyo State
  • You available and ready to participate in the full program, due diligence and evaluation process

Get more details HERE

Apply HERE