The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sport is now accepting applications from young Nigerians between the ages of 18 and 30 for its N75 Billion Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF). See the requirements and how to apply below.
The Nigerian Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) was set up as an initiative of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development (FMYSD) and funded by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to invest in youth ideas to build sustainable businesses that can activate enterprise and increase job opportunities in Nigeria. The fund is dedicated to investing in the innovative ideas, skills & talents of Nigerian youths aimed at turning them into entrepreneurs, wealth creators and employers of labour, contributing to national development.
The N75 Billion Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) targets young people between the ages of 18-35 years and details the needed actions required to support business establishment, expansion and consequent employment creation for youth in critical economic and social sectors.
Successful applicants will undergo 5 days of compulsory online training which is free. Fund approval will range from N250,000 to N5,000,000 with a spread across group applications, individual applications, working capital loans set at 1 year, and term loans set at 3 years.
- Access- Improve access to finance for youth and youth-owned enterprises, for national development
- Employment – Generate much-needed employment opportunities to curb youth restiveness.
- Training – Boost the managerial capacity of the youth and develop their potential to become the future large corporate organizations.
Nigeria Youth Investment Fund Eligibility.
Individuals / Non-registered Businesses
How to Apply for Nigeria Youth Investment Fund.
Youth with business ideas that require funding can apply for the fund through the following link:
- Residential Address
- Geo-Political Zone
- State of Origin
- Educational Level
- Select Preferred Training Center
- How did you hear about NYIF?
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