Social, Small and Medium Enterprises (SSME Access) is an Access to Finance and Entrepreneurship programme designed by Nigerian Capital Development Fund in partnership with Social Enterprise Academy to support young entrepreneurs to create and grow scalable self-sustaining businesses with measurable social impact. Our goal is to develop 100 sustainable social and small enterprises and job creation.
To establish a programme that attract, inspire or nurture social entrepreneurship to develop innovations that aim at creating positive impact in the community and build social capital for social change
To create an interactive learning platform for Entrepreneurship Training and Technical Assistance Facility (TAF) that will facilitate long term business sustainability, growth and increase social impact
To enhance youth capacity building and entire life cycle of innovative ventures, from idea incubation and seed funding implementation, mentoring and eventual achieve bankability.
To kindle the entrepreneurial spirit of the young social entrepreneurs to maximise their growth potential for new opportunity and sustainable job creation.
A one-off administration fee of =N=10,000 is payable when making an application for SSME ACCESS
You can only make an application for SSME ACCESS Online at www.ncdf.org.ng and payment or make payment to Nigerian Capital Development Fund designated Bank Account Only
Please do not pay any money to an individual; NCDF does not use the services of an agent or representative. NCDF Staffs are not allowed to receive cash for any transaction.
Nobody can help you to facilitate the application process; it is purely done by merit only.
The application fee is not refundable.