Call for Applications: Stephen Akintayo Foundation Business Grants (Up to $5,000)

At the Stephen Akintayo Foundation, our mission is to influence Africa’s future through education. We firmly believe that education is the catalyst for progress, empowering individuals to shape their destinies and contribute to our continent’s advancement.

Through this grant, we are committed to nurturing aspiring minds, fostering innovation, and paving the way for a brighter tomorrow. In previous years, the SAF grant exclusively supported Africans within Africa. However, in 2024, we are expanding our impact as the grant reaches 9 countries across 4 continents, benefiting Africans within and beyond the continent. Applications are now open.


  1. Your business is technology and SDG-driven.
  2. If you’re an African from the following countries: Nigeria, South Africa, Cameroon, Canada, Kenya, Egypt, Dubai, UK and US


What they require for your application

  • CAC Certificate
  • Business Proposal
  • Personal Profile
  • 1-minute Video Pitch
  • Head Shot Photo
  • Personal Email Address
  • Business Email Address
  • 1-minute Video Pitch
How to Participate in the Stephen Akintayo Foundation

Applying and participating for the Stephen Akintayo Foundation grants is really easy. Follow the steps below, and be on your way to claiming $5,000

  1. Click on the APPLY button below to apply and submit all required documents.
  2. Top 10 will be shortlisted
  3. Shortlisted applicants will pitch their business before expert judges
  4. Winners will be selected by the judges based on performance.

Deadline: December 24, 2023

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