Nine months after its first call for applications, the BRAVE Women Nigeria opened its application portals on Thursday, April 14, 2022, for the second round of applications. As in the first wave, this call of applications targets Women-owned/led small and medium enterprises (WSMEs), lead firms, and business associations operating within agriculture, education, energy, fashion and textile and health.
The Project, which seeks to improve the entrepreneurial ecosystem for women-owned/led SMEs in Nigeria, will provide successful applicants with business advisory support, training, and networking opportunities to help them improve their resilience. In addition, beneficiaries would have the chance to apply for matching grant support ranging from 5,000 USD to 50,000 USD.
Intending beneficiaries looking to apply for the opportunity to become project beneficiaries are advised to submit their applications before the deadline at 11:59 pm, April 30, 2022.
For more information about the Project and how to apply, visit our website or email: email@example.com.
About BRAVE Women Nigeria
Business Resilience Assistance for Value-adding Enterprises for Women in Nigeria (BRAVE Women Nigeria) is part of a wider initiative funded by the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) and implemented through the Islamic Development Bank. Nigeria’s Bank of Industry is executing it. It combines training elements for 600 firms and grant-matching for 500 women-led SMEs, 20-30 lead firms, and ten business associations to support growth and resilience. The Project seeks to enable an empowering business environment for women entrepreneurs in Nigeria and strengthen their resilience. This project phase is being implemented in Edo, Gombe and Kano States and is expected to end in April 2023.