Afrigrants Resources Limited is an indigenous social enterprise, set up as a resource mobilisaiton, grants management and capacity building firm to respond to the complex challenges facing African communities in the areas of education, entrpreneurial development and agriculture.
Afrigrants Resources Limited was established in 2012, to provide simplified innovative solutions key poverty related challenges.
Afrigrants seeks to do the following:
Support public, private and non-profit actors to design and implement social programmes;
Channel resources towards enterprise development and provision of seed capital to small and medium sized businesses;
Manage grants and giving programmes for private individuals, institutions and non-profits;
Build the skills and capacities of actors working in the company’s focus areas.
Their Vision: “serve as the industry leader in social enterprise development, capacity building and social investment in Africa.”
Their Mission: “committed to providing quality products and services to address poverty and create opportunities for social development in African communities”
Public Sector Support Programmes
Afrigrants works with public sector agencies to achieve their development objectives in the following areas:
Youth Entrepreneurship, Employability and Empowerment
Small Businesses Incubation and Enterprise Development
Women and agriculture
Afrigrants operates a targeted investment portfolio that invests in projects that yield financial returns and make social impact. Afrigrants partners with local entrepreneurs to implement these projects in strategic areas:
Technology based solutions
Business Advisory Services
Afrigrants assists Entrepreneurs of all sizes to position and re-position their businesses for success. An experienced team of experts work with clients to develop strategies for sustainable business growth and diversification.
Access to Development Finance Solutions
Afrigrants recognizes that access to funding is a critical concern for most social enterprises, and start-ups and aspiring entrepreneurs. However, many lack the technical skills to write successful proposals or business plans to secure funding and financing. Thus, Afrigrants designs solutions that simplify the processes of seeking funding/financing.
These solutions include the following:
Linkage to Financing: Afrigrants works with start-ups and entrepreneurs to identify and secure financing for the business ventures. This financing include low interest loans, grants, convertible debt and equity. Afrigrants provides business advisory services throughout the application and financing process.
Seeker Software: Afrigrants designed a pioneering software that assists individuals and organizations through the grants application, business plan development and project implementation processes to increase their revenue base. It responds to the unique dynamics and complexities of seeking financing and project implementation in Africa. This software simplifies the fundraising and grantseeking process and allows organisations focus on making impact. This tool is secure and available for sale at retail outlets