Uganda Green Enterprise Finance Accelerator (UGEFA) Fund 2021 for Ugandan Entrepreneurs
Are you a green enterprise looking for support to grow and scale your business? The Uganda Green Enterprise Finance Accelerator (UGEFA) has launched its second call for applications.
Application Deadline: 30th April 2021
About the Award: Are you a green business in Uganda looking for business advisory and finance to grow? UGEFA are eager to connect with partners around building a strong pipeline of bankable SMEs, while also supporting broader entrepreneurial ecosystem activities.
Eligibility: We are excited to receive applications from enterprises that are:
- Registered as a private company or registered partnership;
- Engaged in a green sector specifically, Clean Energy, Green Manufacturing, Sustainable Transport, Sustainable Tourism or Waste Management;
- Operational for 2+ years;
- Revenue generating with at least 10,000 USD turnover in the previous year; and
- In possession of financial records
Eligible Countries: Uganda
Number of Awards: Numerous
Value of Award: We improve access to finance for green enterprises in Uganda by offering:
- Catalyser Support over 6-months
- Customised business development support from expert Business Advisors focused on developing growth and financial plans to successfully scale your business
- Interactive workshops with easy-to-use, practical tools – tested and proven by green entrepreneurs around the globe – to prepare and manage your growth
- Peer-to-peer learning and networking with like-minded entrepreneurs
- Showcasing your enterprise during high-level events and ongoing ecosystem building activities
- Loan Facilitation
- Privileged access within UGEFA pipeline to debt finance offered through our partner banks
- Discounted loan of between UGX 36,700,000 – 367,000,000 to support investment needs where 1/3 of total loan amount is repaid directly with UGEFA grant contribution, thereby reducing total principal and interest repayment amounts
- 1:1 business advisory within additional Accelerator Support to invest in growth and scale impacts while managing loan
How to Apply: Click here to register now.
Want to learn more? Sign up for an Information Session at: https://adelph.it/ugefainfo
- It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.