No Woman Left Out Initiative, Africa: Small Grants Program in Nigeria

Deadline: 14 November 2018

No Woman Left Out Initiative, Africa is seeking applications from eligible Women organizations for the 1st Round of its Small Grants Program in Nigeria with the theme “Pushing Forward Equality & Empowerment of Women for National Impact”.

NWLOI, Africa supports the economic and social progress of Women to become real economic players. NWLOI, Africa is looking for innovative and effective projects that address the needs of and involves Women. They are interested to see what difference these funds could make. Every proposal has to meet at least one of the two goals: Increased income generation and market access.  The proposal will be assessed based on the strength of the idea, its ability to lead to impact and the feasibility of implementation. Proposals that also achieve one or more of the following will be considered favourably.

Funding Information

  • The Projected scope of the project is N1,500,000 – 2,500,000.
  • The estimated period of implementation is 1 – 18 months.
  • The project must be independent. It should not be a supplement to a larger project.

Economic Activities

The NWLOI-SGP, Nigeria will support the following:

  • Small businesses owned by a collection of Women small holder groups in the areas of Agriculture (cultivation and processing), trade, commerce, local, manufacturing, cosmetology & beauty enhancement, tailoring, catering, handcraft and aqua-culture.
  • Economics activities that entail clear cut skills transfer to windows, orphans, internally displaced persons (females) differently able persons (physically challenged) and more generally vulnerable Women in our society.
  • Small businesses owned by Women groups that promote savings culture, enhance innovation and learning.

Eligibility Criteria

NWLOI, Africa particularly encourages Women self-help groups (any Women-led Co-operatives, Community-based Women Organizations, Faith-based Women Organizations, Women groups, Women Initiatives, Women Associations, Women Unions etc) and Women led Non-governmental Organizations, engaged in income-generating activities that have direct, practical and immediate economic impact, on Women’s personal income to apply.

How to Apply

Interested organizations/groups should download the application form available on the website, fill and submit their applications via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Nigeria

For more information, please visit No Woman Left Out Initiative, Africa.

  • Linus blessing Chinenye says:

    I want to Apply for No Woman Left Out Initiative, Africa

    • Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Linus blessing Chinenye,

      You can apply for this opportunity if you fulfill the eligibility requirements. To learn more on eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good luck!

    • Victoria Oluwaseun says:

      Yes i am intrested

  • Rita Ike says:

    One Heart Women and Youth Peace Initiatives is one the Women organizations in Nigeria working on Women and youth Economic Empowerment pls how do we apply for NWLOIA grant

    • Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Rita Ike,

      For more information on eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link given on the last line of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Jammal Mahmood j says:

    What is the target number of beneficiaries.
    Also, can new organizations apply.

    • Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Jammal Mahmood,

      For more information on eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link given on the last line of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Deborah G Kabwe says:

    Am Deborah G Kabwe from Zambia I have an NGO here and am kindly asking for funds please help my NGO you can even connect me to funders who can y if you can’t

  • Deborah G Kabwe says:

    Am Deborah G Kabwe am kindly asking for funders who can help my NGO in Zambia thank you

  • Vivian Roland says:

    Hi , this is Niger Delta Business Women, we are into cassava farming, we want to go into processing .Are we to apply?.

  • Ann Uchenna says:

    Please I am part of a women’s group that do our individual businesses but we collectively save money which we share in turn at the beginning of the school term to enable us pay our children’s fees and buy some books. Someone called my attention to this funding and I’m wondering if we can be assisted to develop or upgrade our businesses and increase our savings.

    • Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Ann Uchenna,

      For more information on eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link given on the last line of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Adiat says:

    Hello. We are a university community faith based women group. We are interested in obtaining the grant. Please we will like to know the sponsor of the initiative. Is it an United Nation sponsored programme.

    • Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Adiat,

      For more information regarding eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Wonderful knowledge transfer (thanks) says:

    If this is real, this is what we need here in bonny kingdom housing the NLNG to assist our women in transfer to other professions out their cultural trade distroy by oil exploration

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