wHO WE ARE
ScaleUp Africa is a non-profit dedicated to achieving social justice for Global African initiatives, leaders, value chains and ecosystems.
We are a women-led social movement serving as a local grantmaker, implementation partner and strategic advisor on Gender and Racial Economic Justice.
We support large global organisations, individual and philanthropic donors and foundations through – Consulting and Technical Assistance Service contracts, local Grantmaking and Sponsorships – to achieve real Impact through Strategic Initiatives with the potential to address foundational productive gaps in key areas.
These are the areas with immense potential for livelihood and productivity gains in underserved Global African communities.
Some of our charitable giving and social justice activities have included:
- Community Economic Projects – Agriculture and Creative Industries
- Accelerators and Incubators
- Hubs – capacity strengthening
- Technical Assistance
- Capacity Building
Our focus areas with the potential for real impact at scale are:
Agriculture, Creative Industries (Film / Animation, Fashion, Music), Technology, Infrastructure, Tourism, Circular Economy, Sustainability and ESG.
ScaleUp Africa is a dynamic women-led social enterprise – a specialist Consulting firm helping large, global organizations achieve real Impact. As an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem leader in West Africa, ScaleUp Africa leverages a global network and local expertise to improve clients’ strategic outcomes – Sustainability, Gender & Women’s Economic Empowerment, Inclusive International Development Technical Assistance, Private Sector Investment, SME Business Development Services, Entrepreneurship, Innovation Advisory and Corporate Accelerators.
We provide growth support services to SMEs through Strategic Corporate/Foundation/DFI and NGO Partnerships with a focus on scaling Private Businesses in Africa and the Diaspora.
Gender & Youth, Sustainability, Climate, ESG, Venture Philanthropy, Philanthropy, Social Justice, Social Enterprise, Impact Investing
Sectors: Agriculture, Tech, Creative Industries, Film, Infrastructure, International Development, Public-Private Partnerships
What We Do
Proximity Means Real Impact. Locally-Led Private Grantmaking Matters.
We are specifically here to help co-create and implement initiatives with scalable outcomes pertaining to:
Women's Economic Empowerment and Gender Equality, Social Justice, Skills Development and Livelihoods