Due Date: April 5, 2019

Look For the YALI RLC West Africa Alumni Development Fund (YAIF) 2019 The Young African Management Effort (YALI) Regional Management Center, West Africa, Accra is pleased to supply the next generation of magnate and business owners in West Africa with seed capital for competitively chosen young African business owners.

YALI RLCs are empowering youths through scholastic coursework, management training, mentoring, and networking. In addition, chosen YALI Alumni in West Africa have this chance to receive YALI Alumni Development Fund (YAIF) to start-up and broaden their endeavors.

The objective of the YAIF Fund is to supply necessary seed capital and technical help to young African leaders under the age of40 This assistance will allow financial investments in appealing business, consequently cultivating chance and advancement in Africa. Goals consist of: choosing and moneying young African leaders to release or broaden their revenue-generating endeavors; and connecting young leaders with service advancement partners to assist in mentoring, supply expert suggestions and technical knowledge, and enhance service results.


  • YAIF prepares for competitively granting entrepreneurship grants of approximately USD $10,000 each to appealing young service or social business owners in Africa.


  • Candidates should be an RLC Alumni;-LRB- **************).
  • Operate in the private/not-for-profit sector;-LRB- **************).
  • Not working for your nation’s federal government, on leave from a federal government position under any public sector bond;-LRB- **************).
  • Organisation has a profits generation design;-LRB- **************).
  • Organisation is not work on charitable contributions;-LRB- **************).
  • Candidate should be under 40 years of ages by date of submission;-LRB- **************).
  • The candidate should live and operate in among the following 9 nations: Togo, Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, The Gambia, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Cameroon, Sierra Leone
  • In addition, business and social endeavors should be 100 percent African-owned and handled, and based in and operating (in among the nations noted above) where the candidate likewise lives and works;-LRB- **************).
  • Candidates should be the creator and/or among the lead principals in the business that she or he is proposing for grant financing;-LRB- **************).
  • Each candidate might just send one proposition.


YAIF Grant competitors will just think about people releasing or broadening a company or social endeavor that is running in excellent standing with the regional and nationwide federal governments and is sticking to other typical global requirements. YALI will not award Entrepreneurship Grant moneying to:

  • Federal government entities
  • Business or companies where the YALI RLC individual is not a principal or owner;-LRB- **************).
  • Business or companies that are not 100% African-owned and handled;-LRB- **************).
  • Ventures sponsoring terrorism, and or the production and promo of liquors, betting centers, guns, nor other products not making a favorable contribution to advancement.


Interested YALI Alumni are asked for to download, browse and finish the appropriate kinds here for submission to the e-mail address mentioned in the application file.

To learn more, see YALI Alumni Development Fund

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