Farmers for the Future (F4F) Grant 2021 Agricultural Entrepreneurship Programme for Nigerians

Farmers for the Future (F4F) Grant 2021 Agricultural Entrepreneurship Programme

Deadline: March 12th 2021

Farmers for the Future (F4F) Grant 2021 Agricultural Entrepreneurship Programme for Serving Youth Corp Members

The Farmers for the Future (F4F) Grant is an Agricultural Entrepreneurship grant designed to support young people with viable Agri-Business with equity-free capital and other associated support they may require to scale their businesses.

The project is an initiative developed and sponsored by the British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) in partnership with NYSC and implemented by SAEDConnect. It is targeted at currently serving National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members – as part of BATNF’s drive to encourage and support the youth in sustainable agriculture.

Objectives

Make agribusiness attractive
Reduce youth unemployment
Drive youth engagement in Agriculture.
Youth Development
Train and Empower youth in agro-practices

Farmers for the Future (F4F) Grant 2021 Benefits

1st Cash Prize: N 3 Million Naira

2nd Cash Prize: N 2 Million Naira

3rd Cash Prize: N 1 Million Naira

In addition to:

Linkage to financial institutions and investors for follow-on financing and/or credit facilities

Winners will get technical support to establish their agribusiness

Participation in an intensive “Think-through-your-business” boot camp

Mentorship under seasoned entreprenuers and Agric Experts

Membership of the F4F alumni network

Participation in other partner-drive training programs

Support with business registration & other legal & regulatory requirements

Stages of Competition

1. Submit Your Application

The online application portal will be available for you to send in your applications

2. Virtual Bootcamp

20 Selected businesses will go through a rigorous virtual bootcamp where they will refine their business thesis and build a compelling pitch.ts.

3. Pitch Event & Award

The top 10 businesses from the bootcamp will pitch before a panel of expert judges and investors. 3 winners will be selected.

4. Mentorship

The 3 Winners will be given financing to execute, strengthen, advance and scale their businesses under the guidance of seasoned mentors. They will also be connected to the relevant networks they require to make progress

5. Join The Farmers For The Future Alumni

Continue to enjoy exclusive access to expert mentorship, insider opportunities and a robust support network that will open doors to follow on financing, new markets, etc

For More Information: Visit the Official Webpage of the BATN Farmers for the Future (F4F) Grant 2021