What is the history of the bet9ja Foundation?

For more than 10 years, bet9ja has supported community development campaigns and initiatives including capital projects such as building libraries, schools, community centres working both with its agents’ network as well as NGOs in Nigeria.

In 2022, The Bet9ja Foundation shifted its focus to strategic philanthropy by focusing on specific program areas to help expand opportunities for people in Nigeria.

What Type of Organisation is the Bet9ja Foundation?

Bet9ja Foundation is an independent Nigerian-registered charity that operates with a Nigerian mandate.

How Are You Governed?

Bet9ja Foundation is registered with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). Our governance structure includes a mixed Board of Trustees who oversee our work including senior leaders from the Bet9ja Business and leading figures from sectors related to development.

We have also developed our own set of Business Principles to enshrine our values and govern how we conduct our activities, to which our staff and strategic partners are accountable.

Would you fund a long-term project, say, over 1 year in length?

Most grants are for 6 months. However, under special circumstances, a grant for up to one year might be considered if it meets the following criteria:

  • There is a specific reason why long-term funding is needed.
  • This reason is not due to mismanaged finances or poor financial planning.
  • An agreement is made whereby the grantseeker will submit regular evaluation reports which would be reviewed by the board to determine if the criteria had been met in order to release funds for subsequent years. These criteria would be agreed upon by both parties at the onset of the grant relationship.

It is also possible for the organization to apply for funding in consecutive years.

Do you fund international projects?

No, not at this time.

Whom can I turn to if I have further questions?

Email: info@bet9jafoundation.org or via our contact form