Nigeria Impact Startup Relief Facility (NISRF) post-MVP stage high-growth startups.

The Nigeria Impact Startup Facility (NISRF) is an emergency facility,

designed by a consortium of funding partners to disburse grants to a significant number of existing post-MVP stage high-growth startups,

who create impact so they remain viable during the COVID-19 crisis.


NISRF is designed to support grant applicants for a period of 6 months whose businesses/activities are either being adversely affected or modified in response to COVID-19.


  • You can access between $5,000 to $20,000.
  • Yes, funding received from the NISRF is 100% equity-free.

Nigeria Impact Startup Relief Facility (NISR ) Selection Criteria

In order to qualify for this funding, the following criteria have to be met:

Be a company operating in Nigeria

The company is tackling an urgent social problem

3 The company is post-MVP, revenue-generating, registered with CAC

4 Can demonstrate solid financial health prior to the onset of COVID-19 (USD $60K ARR – 12 months period minimum)

5 The company has already received seed capital

6 Can demonstrate the scale of impact, or potential for future scale

7 Fall in any of these sectors: Agriculture, Critical Infrastructure, Financial Services, Health Care, Education, and with initiatives that target the informal sector.

Nigeria Impact Startup Relief Facility (NISR) Application

Impact Startup Relief Facility

Interested ? APPLY HERE

For more information: Visit the webpage for (NISRF) post-MVP stage high-growth startups

Deadline: 7th of September 2020


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