DDI takes pride in offering meticulous technical assistance and due diligence services to donors, corporate entities, and grant beneficiaries. Our comprehensive suite of services covers screening, pre-grant award/pre-engagement due diligence, financial record-keeping, disbursement tracking, project and financial reporting, budget formulation and management, project monitoring, evaluation, and grant closeouts.

Services Offered:

  1. Unveiling Potential Companies:
    • Verification of directors and their legal status.
  2. Compliance Check:
    • Ascertainment of compliance with statutory regulatory authorities, including Tax, Pension, NHS, etc.
    • Access and verification of clientele base.
  3. Capacity Assessment:
    • Evaluation of technical and organizational capacity.
  4. Corporate Governance Review:
    • Assessment of corporate governance practices.
  5. Geographical Verification:
    • Verification of the geographical location of entities.
  6. Budget and Financial Review:
    • Comprehensive review of budgets for quotes’ reasonability.
    • In-depth examination of financial statements.
  7. Monitoring and Evaluation:
    • Implementation of monitoring and evaluation services.
  8. Due Diligence Report Generation:
    • Compilation and presentation of detailed due diligence reports.

Why Choose DDI for Due Diligence Services:

DDI brings a wealth of experience operating in complex socio-political environments in Nigeria. Since our establishment in 2002, we have strategically applied lessons learned across various projects, demonstrating agility in resource mobilization and adaptability to change.

Key Achievements:
  • Off-Grid Energy Enterprises:
    • Conducted due diligence for over 60 off-grid energy enterprises under the USADF/All-On off-grid energy program.
    • Supported and scaled up participating energy enterprises, accelerating the deployment of proven off-grid energy technologies to unserved and underserved communities across Nigeria.
  • Vocational Training Organizations/Enterprises:
    • Conducted due diligence for over 40 vocational training organizations/enterprises under the LSETF program, funded through the U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) and Lagos State Government’s 5-year strategic partnership program.
  • Impact on Communities:
    • Benefited over 300 CBOs (cooperatives/producer groups), SMEs, youth- and women-led enterprises/start-ups through technical and managerial support, mentorship, and access to grants and follow-on financing from local and international sources.
    • Supported thousands of smallholder farmers and livestock herders with agricultural extension services, agro-inputs and marketing skills training, vocational training, Best Agronomy Practice (BAP), and Skills for Marketing and Rural Transformation (SMART) training, enhancing yield, income, and overall well-being.

FAQs about Grants Management & Due Diligence Services

DDI’s due diligence services are available to donors, corporate entities, and grant beneficiaries.
DDI has extensive experience across sectors, including off-grid energy, vocational training, cooperatives/producer groups, SMEs, youth- and women-led enterprises/start-ups, and agriculture.
The duration of the due diligence process depends on the scope and complexity of the engagement, with timelines communicated upon project initiation.
Yes, DDI offers post-due diligence support, including ongoing monitoring and evaluation services as needed.
Organizations can benefit from DDI’s due diligence services by ensuring a thorough understanding of potential partners, mitigating risks, and making informed decisions for successful project implementation.
Partner with DDI for Excellence in Due Diligence
At DDI, we are committed to ensuring the success and sustainability of projects through robust grants management and due diligence services. Contact us today to explore how we can contribute to the success of your initiatives.

Do you have questions? Call or visit us.

+(234) 803 276 4536,
Suite D6, 3rd Floor, Rukayyat Plaza Plot 93, Obafemi Awolowo Way Jabi District, Abuja. Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria.


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