The National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme (NEIP) is a flagship policy initiative of the government of Ghana. NEIP is a Technical Implementation Partner under Component 3 of the Ghana Economic Transformation Project, (GETP) a world Bank Project under the Ministry of Finance. This component seeks to Accelerate Entrepreneurship and SME growth and support entrepreneurship and SME growth in non-resource-based sectors, addressing specifically the limited development of the SME and entrepreneurship support ecosystem, including early-stage financing.
As part of this component, NEIP is calling for applications from eligible organisations with experience in Innovation Hubs Management and the financial capacity to apply for a grant to set up New Hubs with the appropriate specifications and sector focus.
The Objective of the Entrepreneurship Hub Grants (“EH Grants”) is to support selected experienced innovation and entrepreneurship Promoters to set up new Hubs to expand the work in the ecosystem.
This call for application is aimed at strengthening the ecosystem with targeted support for new hubs with the capacity to meet international standards. This Call is opened to all firms and individuals with financial capacity and expertise to apply for a grant to set up a new hub.
Please note that Shortlisted applicants would be made to complete an environmental and social safeguards screening form.