How to apply for SME Clinic ₦100,000 Small Business Grant

by | Jul 27, 2021

As a small business owner in a pandemic-ridden world, finding ways to adapt your business to the new normal — social distance, remote work, and tech adoption, among others — is important if your business will survive. 

This is all the more important in Nigeria given the peculiarities of the SME space, one of which is funding.

While few businesses have found ways to use these new and emerging tech tools to solve everyday problems and grow their businesses, several others still struggle to adapt.

This is why at SME Clinic 2021, seasoned entrepreneurs will be teaching SMEs how to sustain their businesses using technology, with training including bookkeeping and managing your online business. 
In addition to the training during our last edition in 2020, we gave grants to some SMEs. This year, in conjunction with First Bank of Nigeria — the official banking partner for the SME Clinic 2021 Grant — we will give 5 SMEs ₦100,000 each.

Eligibility and how to apply

  1. Your business should be a micro or small enterprise.
  2. Your business must be operating in Nigeria.
  3. You must attend SME Clinic 2021 physically (if you have not registered, do so here).

Applications close on August 17, 2021. Apply here.

Please note the following:

  1. There are limited spaces available due to COVID-19 restrictions, so physical attendees have to buy their tickets online and register ahead of time.
  2. Online tickets are also available and can be bought at any time, with no restrictions.
  3. Physical attendees must come for the event wearing their face masks.

Event Details

  • Date: Saturday, August 21, 2021.
  • Venue: Zone Tech Park, Gbagada, Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Time: 8 a.m to 3 p.m.
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Adenlolu Sarah olusheyi
Adenlolu Sarah olusheyi
1 month ago

I stay in Abuja how can I come to lagos

Precious Mogoli
Precious Mogoli
Admin
Reply to  Adenlolu Sarah olusheyi
1 month ago

Hi, Sarah. Please note that all applicants must be at the event physically to be eligible for the grant.

Eghosa
Eghosa
Reply to  Precious Mogoli
1 month ago

What is the maximum amount can a participant get?

Precious Mogoli
Precious Mogoli
Admin
Reply to  Eghosa
1 month ago

Hello, Eghosa.

Five (5) eligible participants who attend the event physically will get ₦100,000 each.

Osarobo Lawani
Osarobo Lawani
Reply to  Precious Mogoli
1 month ago

If only physical applicants will be eligible for the grant why are you selling tickets for applicants who will attend the program via online.

Múyìwá Mátùlúkò
Múyìwá Mátùlúkò
Admin
Reply to  Osarobo Lawani
1 month ago

Hello Osarobo, the grant programme is only one small part of the entire SME Clinic event. You can find out more here.

Tony Ajayi
Tony Ajayi
1 month ago

How do you intend to ach

Okafor Julia
Okafor Julia
1 month ago

Hi, I stay at Abuja, how do I register to join the online session?

Precious Mogoli
Precious Mogoli
Admin
Reply to  Okafor Julia
1 month ago

Hello, Julia.

You can register here.

Do have a good day ahead.

ogbeche austine
ogbeche austine
1 month ago

Yes

Yetunde Aiyela
Yetunde Aiyela
1 month ago

Pls the online ticket apllication is not opening ,is there any other way one could apply online?

Precious Mogoli
Precious Mogoli
Admin
Reply to  Yetunde Aiyela
1 month ago

Hi, Yetunde.

You probably experienced network issues. Please, try again.

Thank you.

Nwaji Friday Christian
Nwaji Friday Christian
1 month ago

Edo state

Jacob Wade
Jacob Wade
Reply to  Nwaji Friday Christian
1 month ago

How can I attend the meeting online if I could secure the online tickets

Jacob Wade
Jacob Wade
1 month ago

How can I attend the meeting online if I could secure the online ticket please

Múyìwá Mátùlúkò
Múyìwá Mátùlúkò
Admin
Reply to  Jacob Wade
1 month ago

Hello Jacob, you can attend online by registering here. Please be reminded that only physical attendees are eligible for the grant competition.

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