Step-by-Step Guide on How to Apply for GAIN Microgrant Funding can be accessed below.
The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is offering a Microgrant Funding Opportunity to support nutritious food businesses in Nigeria. This microgrant aims to fund businesses operating in the Vitamin A Maize, Vitamin A Cassava, and Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato value chains in Kaduna, Benue, Nasarawa, and Oyo States. If you are interested in applying for this funding opportunity, follow these steps:
1. Check Your Eligibility
Before applying for the GAIN Microgrant Funding, make sure you meet the eligibility criteria. The primary qualifications include:
- The founder of the business or association applying must be 18 years of age or older as of May 2023.
- Reside in Nigeria.
- Belong to one of the following target groups:
- Food Processors, Farmer’s Associations, or Cooperative Societies.
- Youth-led businesses and women-led businesses.
- Your business should operate in one of the following value chains: Vitamin A Cassava, Vitamin A Maize, or Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato.
- If you are an individual applicant, your business must be registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) for at least one year.
- Group applicants must be registered with CAC for a minimum of three years.
Ensure you meet these requirements to proceed with your application.
2. Visit the GAIN Website
To access the application form and detailed information, visit the GAIN website. You can do this by going to GAIN Microgrant Funding Application.
3. Read the Guidelines
On the GAIN website, you will find guidelines and instructions for the application process. It’s crucial to carefully read through these guidelines to understand the requirements and expectations.
4. Complete the Application Form
After understanding the guidelines, you can proceed to complete the application form. Provide accurate and detailed information about your business, your qualifications, and how you plan to utilize the microgrant if awarded.
5. Submit Your Application
Once you’ve filled out the application form, double-check to ensure all information is accurate and complete. After confirming your details, submit your application through the provided channels on the GAIN website.
6. Await the Selection Process
After submitting your application, the selection process will begin. GAIN will review the applications and select the businesses that meet the criteria and show promise for utilizing the microgrant effectively.
7. Utilize the Microgrant
If your application is successful, GAIN will provide an equity-free grant of N3,000,000 (Three million naira) to help scale your business and support the commercialization of nutrient-enriched food products in Nigeria.
This step-by-step guide outlines the process of applying for the GAIN Microgrant Funding to support your nutritious food business. By meeting the eligibility criteria and providing a well-detailed application, you increase your chances of receiving this equity-free grant. Good luck with your application!
Note: For the most accurate and up-to-date information, please refer to the GAIN website mentioned in step 2.
How To Apply
For more details, visit GAIN website on http://bit.ly/Apply4GAINMicrogrant