AVI-X Grant Applications are Open!

The AVI-X grant is a bridge grant fund designed by Ashesi Entrepreneurship Centre in conjunction with its Ashesi Venture Incubator program, to support Ashesi University alumni business ventures. This opportunity encourages alumni entrepreneurs to expand and promote their hybrid businesses to promote social and economic development. Selected alumni must extensively describe how their proposed solutions positively impact the people, the environment, and their sustainability(profit).


This funding opportunity seeks to support 10 alumni businesses (5 Ashesi Venture Incubator fellows and 5 Ashesi University alumni businesses) with funds of up to $60,000.00.


Each AVI fellow’s business can get up to $7000, and each Ashesi University alumni business can get up to $5000.


Eligibility Criteria


1. Applicant must be an alumni of the AVI program or an Alumni of Ashesi University

2. Applicant business must be an early-stage business preparing for investment and growth

3. Applicant must show a willingness to provide information on the progress of the venture for tracking, monitoring and evaluation purposes.


Applications end on the 11th November, 2022