Sustainability Innovation Grant Fund

The competitive Sustainability Innovation Grant Fund (SIG) provides economic incentives to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that want to improve the sustainability of their operations, with a specific focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies and practices. Successful SIG applicants will be awarded matching grants of up to CAD $130,000, with a CAD $260,000 counterpart contribution required by the applicant.

Nica4Who Can Apply:
Phase V of the SIG Fund is available to SMEs who receive investment from the Sarona Frontier Markets Fund 2 LP.

Deadline for Applications:
August 20th, 2016 at 5:00pm EST.

Types of Initiatives Funded:
These include, but are not limited to, more affordable and accessible products and services for base of the pyramid customers, environmental improvements and efficiencies, upgrading of employee benefits and contributions and increased gender diversity on Board of Directors. Please see Application Guidelines for more details.

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