Deadline: Unspecified
Grant code: g0003

Launched in 2015 by Billionaire Entrepreneur and CEO Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, the grant is a 10 years $100 million US dollar commitment towards empowering African entrepreneurs.

Since its launch, the foundation has disbursed $25 million worth of grants to 7520 entrepreneurs from Africa making it the largest philanthropic institution on the continent.

Once, you’re accepted as a TEF entrepreneur you can take advantage of the premium network of mentors, resources, and support you need to take your business from an idea to reality; to scale up and grow quickly.

So, it’s not just winning the grant; you also get invaluable professionals and experts you can turn to for help when needed.

Price Money:

Non-refundable seed funding of $5000


You must have the legal rights to work in the African country you’re applying from.

The Business must reside in African and you must be a legal resident of any of 54 African countries.

Your business must be an early stage of 0 – 3 years or a business idea.

Your business idea must be for profit, focused on one business line, and be the original work of those applying.

You must complete an online entry form to apply for the program.

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