MEDUP! Tunisia

Boost your social project!

Are you asocial entrepreneur?

A social enterprise can be lucrative, not lucrative or with limited profitability.
The legal form may be an association, a company, a group … whose main objective is to solve a problem in society while being economically sustainable.

Are youpassionate about your work?

You are a good leader, brave, persevering, and curious

Do you want to amplify your impact?

Employability, ecology, fight against poverty, education, inclusion, health, etc …

Do you want toboost your project?

Hire new recruits, improve your productivity, increase your market share

If yes, join the MEDUP adventure!


Up to  170,000 dt of financing

Without capital participation and non-refundable

2 years of accompaniment

Support and technical support during your acceleration phase

Exchange and networking

You will have access to a network of entrepreneurs and funders of the basin Mediterranean


International organizations  and specialists will be at your side


350,000 dinars are allocated to the growth and development of 12 to 16 * social enterprises in Tunisia.

Social enterprises can benefit from financing up to 170,000 dinars to co-finance their growth, which will be implemented over the next 12 months. The MedUp! will cover 65% of the investment need of your project!

* The number can vary significantly depending on the result of the selected social enterprises.

PROJECT DURATION: 2018-2022 /BUDGET: € 5.46 million

Co-funded by the European Union, implemented by Oxfam Tunisia and Tunisian Center for Social Entrepreneurship, the project aims to promote an enabling environment for the development of the social entrepreneurship sector as a driver of inclusive growth and job creation.


  • You are registered as a company, small Enterprise, not for profit company, or any other legal entity form but with a business model/revenue streams, in Tunisia
  • You are not in any way involved in activities such as arms, tobacco, alcohol and gambling industries, registered in so-called tax-havens, or involved in; environmental or human rights abuses or corruption
  • The applicant contributes at least 35% of the funding for the proposed activity.
  • The proposed project will be implemented within 12 months of the first disbursement.


1. Concept note round
Launch of the call
Duration: 9 weeks
April 1, 201910:00 Local Time
Information and explanation
Several sessions will be held in the regions
To Be Decided
Closing of the callJune 30midnight
Review and selection of concept notes
Duration: 3 weeks

Result of the entrepreneurs for the 2nd round

July 15

10:00 Local Time

2. Full Proposal round
Opening of the submission of business plans
Duration: 10 weeks
July 1510:00 Local Time
Accompanying and Support
Several sessions will be disseminated in the regions
To Be Decided
Field visits and interviews with entrepreneurs
Visits will be planned throughout the round
Sept 20midnight
Review and selection of business plans
Duration: 4 weeks
MEDUP winners announced!20 Oct10:00 Local Time
3. Unlocking the funds
Contract signature
Duration: 6 weeks minimum
4. Accompaniment program 
Start of the technical support phase
The total duration of 12 months

Click here to get the MEDUP presentation Kit


June 24
April 22 - 4:30 PM - June 23, 2019 - 10:00 AM
MedUP! Fund
Tunis, تونس, Tunisia
Agribusiness, Business services, Clean technology and energy, Utilities, Construction and manufacturing, Manufacturing, Creative, media and entertainment, Education, Financial services, Healthcare, ICT, Leisure and travel, Retail and wholesale, Consumer non-durables, Transport and logistics, Water, sanitation and hygiene, Cars, Household appliances, Luxury goods and jewelry