Applications are now open to support youth-led micro, medium, and small enterprises (MSMEs) in Beirut, Mount Lebanon, the South, Nabatieh.

Please review the below criteria before applying:


Who Should Apply?

  • Youth-Led business owners up to 35 years old
  • Businesses that have been operational for at least a year
  • Businesses that have been generating revenue for a while
  • Businesses that can demonstrate the need to obtain extra funds to be disbursed through the purchase of the required items, supplies, or services
  • Businesses that aim to improve their business status

How It Works:

  • The Nawaya Network’s team will get in touch with individual enterprises to interview the founders.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for an interview.
  • Post-Interview with the jury, The Nawaya Network will select MSMEs based on fair and transparent scoring.
  • Selected MSMEs will be receiving funding of up to $2,000 – based on the jury’s recommendations.
  • Funding will be offered through Business Support by coaches and not as a cash.


  • Please attach your pitch deck, based on this template, maximum size 2MBS.
  • Applications missing documentation and information will automatically be disregarded.
  • This is an exclusive and periodic opportunity for young entrepreneurs who are NOT part of the Generation of Innovation Leaders program.
  • If you’re a GIL Alumni, please apply for support here.