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Each month N100,000 micro-grant will be awarded to small businesses operating in Nigeria with the help of our corporate sponsors and partners. Become a Partner. 


Grant recipients for each month automatically qualify for the Business Scalability Grant (BSG) of N1,000,000 to be awarded at the end of the year.


Applications open on the 1st of every month and close on the last day of the month. All applicants will be notified on the status of their application on the 15th day of the next month via email. Apply Now.


Our Vision

To be a leading catalyst for socio economic impact in Africa. We aim to empower entrepreneurs and small businesses through accessible funding and education,driving sustainable economic growth across the continent.

Our Mission

Our mission is to empower small businesses in Africa,one grant at a time through Specific,Measurable,Achievable,Relevant and Time bound initiatives to foster sustainable economic growth.


Who Can Apply:
- Any individual above 18 with a business idea or business operating in Nigeria.
- Non-profits are not eligible to apply.

- Past Micro Grants recipients are not eligible to re-apply.

At Micro Grants, we understand the frustrations that small businesses face in securing funding. We offer financial support and education to small businesses in commitment to the United Nation's SDG 1,4 & 8.

Our streamlined application and selection process focuses on a proven track record of commitment towards the business or business idea.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • I Have Two Businesses Can I Apply For Both?
    No you cannot. Only one application is permitted per applicant each month.
  • How Do I know That You Have Received My Application?
    Once we receive your application we will send an email confirmation. This email contains information about the process. Kindly check your spam if you do not see the email within a short time.
  • Is there a specific industry or sector you prioritize?
    We welcome applications from diverse industries and sectors. Our focus is on supporting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) regardless of industry.
  • Why Should I Apply?
    Micro Grants is here to help small businesses thrive by providing funding, promoting their ventures, and connecting them with a supportive community. When you apply, you become part of our community and gain access to our resource library filled with tools and tips to help your business succeed. We're here to support you every step of the way on your entrepreneurial journey.
  • I Have Applied But No Confirmation Email Received
    Please ensure to check your inbox, spam, and junk mailboxes for confirmation emails. If you haven't received any confirmation, kindly send an email to for further assistance.
  • Is There A Restriction On The Types Of Business/Industry?
    Yes. The programme is not open to religious organizations and government contractors.
  • How Can I Get In Touch With Program Organizers Or Support Staff For Assistance?
    You can contact us by sending an email to
  • When Is The Deadline To Submit My Application?
    The last day of each month. Applications open on the first day of the month and closes on the last day of the month.
  • Can I Change My Registered Email Address To A New One?
    Yes, you can. Kindly send the new email along with your government-registered ID to
  • Who Is Eligible To Apply?
    Any individual who is above 18 with a business idea or business operating in Nigeria.
  • How Do You Select Grant Recipients And When Is It Announced?
    We evaluate applications based on various factors, including business viability, growth potential, and track record. Grant recipients are announced via email on the 15th of the next month.
  • Are Non-Profits Eligible?
    Non-profits, Religious and Political Organizations are not eligible to apply.
  • Can I Change My Business Idea/Name?
    Once an application has been submitted, it cannot be retracted. Applicants are advised to carefully review and finalize their business idea and name before submitting their application.
  • Is There Any Fee To Be Paid?
    There is a processing fee of ₦1045. This fee is to ensure that the organization can effectively review, process and manage all applications.
  • Can I Re-Apply?
    If your application was unsuccessful you can re-apply the following month but you should have positively worked on your business or business idea.
  • How Do I Apply?
    By completing and submitting the application form on the "Apply" Page.
  • I Have Been Selected Before; Can I Apply Again?
    No, if you have been selected previously, you are not eligible to apply again.
  • I Am Unable To Open A Business Bank Account, What Should I Do?
    If you are unable to open a business bank account, please contact us for assistance at We will provide guidance and support to help you navigate this process effectively.
  • How Can I Share My Success Story?
    We would love to share your success story! Please send an email detailing your journey and achievements, or a 1-minute video showcasing your experience to We look forward to celebrating your accomplishments with our community.
  • What Additional Information Must I Supply Once My Business Is Selected?
    You will be expected to: Provide a valid ID. Provide business bank account details.
  • Can I Receive The Grant With A Personal Account?
    No, we only make payments to business accounts that match the application. For business ideas, we allow extended time for opening the account to receive the fee grant.
  • What is the Business Scalability Grant (BSG)?
    The Business Scalability Grant is a ₦1,000,000 Grant awarded at the end of the year to past micro grants recipients that qualify.
  • Is There Any Fee To Be Paid?
    No, there isn't.
  • How Do I Apply?
    There is no separate application form to be completed and submitted.
  • Who Is Eligible ?
    Any applicant who has received a monthly grant . I.e Past Grant Recipients

The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section is designed to provide clarity and address common inquiries about our Grants. Here, you'll find answers to a variety of questions related to the application process, eligibility criteria, benefits, and more. 


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