Apply for Survival Fund Program

MSME Survival Fund Application Procedures.

The minister for industry, Trade and Investment, Amb. Mariam Yalwaji Katagum had recently flagged off the National MSME Survival Fund and the Guaranteed Off-take Stimulus Schemes under the Nigeria Economic Sustainability Plan (NESP).

The portal for the registration of prospective beneficiaries of the Survival Fund opened on Monday September 21, 2020. Interested Nigerians in the Payroll Support scheme can now start their registration on the application portal.

Click on the individual options below for steps to apply for the respective small business survival fund schemes.

Survival Fund Payroll Support

MSME Payroll Support

The MSME Payroll Support Scheme is a survival fund that will make payroll support available to save jobs and sustain local production.


MSME Grant

The Credit Support to MSMEs and Priority Sector will provide affordable finance to key sectors impacted by the pandemic and enable an increase in manufacturing capacity in priority sectors.

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Guaranteed Offtake

The MSME Guaranteed Offtake Scheme is one of the Federal Government’s economic support measures to assist micro and small businesses affected by the pandemic.

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Artisan / Transport Support

Provide 333,000 artisans and transport business operators with a N30,000 operations grant to reduce the effects of income loss.

Survival Fund Business Name Registration Support

Formalisation Support

Provide free CAC Business Name registration for 250,000 new businesses.


Check below for a video tutorial on how to apply for survival fund programs.