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Stephen Akintayo Foundation Business Grants

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. For more details, please consult the FAQ section.

You are eligible to apply if:
  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
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Our Requirements

What we require for your application
CAC Certificate
Business Proposal
Personal Profile
1-minute Video Pitch
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Personal Email Address
Business Email Address
1-minute Video Pitch

How to Participate

Participate in the Stephen Akintayo Foundation Grants

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.
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Yetunde Taiwo

Yetunde Taiwo


In January we won the grant to the total of 5,000 US dollars from Stephen Akintayo Foundation precisely the agricultural grant for January and we want to appreciate them for this kind gesture

Chioma Okere

Chioma Okere


I want to say Thank you to Stephen Akintayo Foundation for the Africa Health Development Grant Award. I am so grateful, and this is a great honor to Joe Willow foundation and her team..

Grant Application FAQ

We are dedicated to assisting entrepreneurs who are pushing technical innovation and aligning their businesses with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We believe that utilising technology and sustainable practises is critical for effecting meaningful and long-term change in our society. Through our funding programs, we provide financial support to entrepreneurs who are at the forefront of developing technology-driven solutions that address the challenges outlined by the SDGs. These solutions can span various sectors, including but not limited to education, healthcare, renewable energy, environmental conservation, social justice, and so on


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The Stephen Akintayo

We are a forward thinking team aiming to create wealth for all by lifting 1 million Africans out of poverty through our support programmes and scholarships.

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