The National Fund For Enterprise Support (NAFES) is a Jordanian fund operating since 2002 under the Higher Council for Science and Technology. The objective of the fund is to support SMES in Jordan by enabling them to enhance their growth and competitiveness through business development services such as finance and management consulting and training services.
The main clients of the project should be Jordanian small and medium enterprises in the manufacturing and service industries with 1-249 employees and who is registered with the Ministry of Trade and Industry.
Please ensure that you have completed and submitted all required documents on Application Form. A checklist can be found towards the end of the application form.
No. Projects can only cover the eligible actions in one Consulting or Training Service and cannot span more than one service priority. A separate application will need to be completed for each service addressed.
All projects will be considered on their own merits in line with how they meet the priorities of the company. No preference is given to any criteria used.
The projects are assessed through an evaluation process carried out by the Supervisory Board of the Fund. Projects that are rejected do not receive feedback.
Applicants may raise questions about the documents and the process by calling our offices (please look at Contact List) from 8 am until 4pm (From Sunday to Thursday).
No. Under NAFES rules projects are funded by a percentage of the total fees. The company must contribute the remaining balance.
No. We don’t support any kind of asset acquisition.