Grant Master Wins Fundraising Champion of the Year at 2023 Origo Awards
By Adedapo Adesanya
African grant writing platform, GrantMaster, has emerged as the Fundraising Champion of the Year at the 2023 Origo International Excellence Award presented at the ceremony held at the NECA House Event Centre, Ikeja, Lagos on June 25, 2023.
The award, a distinguished initiative of Origo International, a Canadian-based organization, aims to laud individuals and corporations for their industry excellence, diverse experiences, and inspiring roles. It encapsulates the ethos of Origo International’s mission – fostering growth and excellence through a combination of training, mentorship, networking, and awards.
This latest accolade shines a spotlight on GrantMaster’s inspirational and innovative contributions to the fundraising industry. The company has carved a niche for itself by facilitating access to debt-free and equity-free funding for Africa’s top-tier brands and budding startups, thanks to its revolutionary grant-writing services.
GrantMaster’s success as the pioneering B2B marketplace for grant writers in Africa has significantly streamlined the grant application process for businesses. The platform pairs organizations with professional grant writers, assisting them in their quest for grant funding. It also empowers individuals and businesses to achieve financial stability through initiatives like the Creative Writers’ Fellowship and active participation in industry events.
Speaking upon receiving the award, the Co-founder and CEO of GrantMaster remarked, Mr Olugbenga Ogunbowale, said, “We are tremendously honoured to receive this recognition from Origo International. It validates our tireless efforts over the past three years to revolutionize the fundraising industry in Africa, providing a streamlined, efficient process for securing grants for our clients.”
He went on to affirm GrantMaster’s commitment to reducing the fundraising gap, remarking, “This award serves to reaffirm our commitment to connect ambitious organizations with their dreams. We will continue to innovate and enhance our services to stimulate the growth of businesses in Africa.”
Over the years, GrantMaster has serviced a roster of prominent African brands, including Crop2Cash, VFD Microfinance Bank, So Fresh, ROAM Africa, IITA, Emergency Response Africa, RCDIJ, Brighter Monday (Uganda & Kenya), and Money Africa.