NSSF opens call for 2022 grant application

The NSSF is calling for applications aimed at strengthening the primary health care system with a focus on the areas highlighted for immediate intervention...

The NSSF is a multi-donor institutional mechanism for mobilizing funds earmarked to support interventions that help achieve our strategic priorities of supporting vulnerable populations, building health systems resilience, and reskilling the Nigerian youths in a post-COVID era.

The NSSF is calling for applications aimed at strengthening the primary health care system with a focus on the areas highlighted for immediate intervention in:

  1. Provision and improvement of healthcare infrastructure (including refurbishment) to enhance emergency preparedness and pandemic prevention and control in PHCs in Nigeria.
  2. Improving the availability of essential drugs and medical supplies in Primary Healthcare facilities that are underserved and underfunded.
  3. Removing demand-side financing barriers for vulnerable populations from accessing healthcare services when needed. With special focus on women and children requiring maternal and childcare services covering antenatal care, immunization, and proper nutrition.
  4. Providing training and capacity-building programmes for HCWs and professionals of PHCs for emergency preparedness.
  5. Retention of HCWs in both rural and urban areas.
  6. Driving community utilization of existing PHCs
    The available financing for NGOs and Not-for-Profit organizations applying under this Call for Applications is NGN100 million per project.

The available financing for NGOs and Not-for-Profit organizations applying under this Call for Applications is NGN100 million per project.

Successful applicants will be invited for the grant award.

More details on the call for applications are available here: www.nssf.ng/grants

The deadline is May 24th, 2022

This call is in collaboration with PwC Nigeria as the Grant Administrator.

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