The Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund (NSSF) has been developed by Nigerians for Nigerians, through a joint effort of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) and Global Citizen Nigeria to support funding for the nation’s COVID-19 response, recovery, and mitigation efforts.
NSSF will fund initiatives that advance its three core COVID-19 response, mitigation, and recovery objectives:
Grants will be awarded in support of projects that advance the three core objectives of the NSSF and will target the most vulnerable communities.
The amount of each grant award will vary across projects and will be determined by the NSSF board of directors. Award priority will be given to projects where NSSF can leverage other public and private funding; NSSF funds are not intended to replace public funds but rather as a complement.
While the anticipated need in Nigeria is exponential, an initial fundraising goal of US$50 million/NGN20 billion (within the first 18 months) has been established for this fund. This will enable implementation on the fund’s three core objectives.
Yes. Donations made directly on the Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund website are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by Nigerian law.