Opportunities 2022/2023

APPLY || LATEST British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation Farmers for the Future Grant (2022/2023)

APPLY || LATEST British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation Farmers for the Future Grant (2022/2023)

APPLY || LATEST British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation Farmers for the Future Grant (2022/2023)

Do not miss out of the currently ongoing LATEST APPLY || LATEST British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation Farmers for the Future Grant (2022/2023)

APPLY || LATEST British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation Farmers for the Future Grant (2022/2023)

Deadline: March 12, 2022

Farmer for the Future Grant applications for the British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation Farmers for the Future Grant 2022 are now available. Agricultural Entrepreneurship grants, such as the Farmers for the Future (F4F) Grant, are aimed to assist young people who have a viable Agribusiness with equity-free cash and other associated support they may require to scale their businesses.

Developed and supported by the British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF), the project is being conducted by the Fate Foundation in collaboration with the Nigerian Youth Service Corps (NYSC). As part of BATNF’s efforts to encourage and support the youth in sustainable agriculture, it is aimed at current National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members who are actively serving.

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Program Objectives

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

Benefits

The prize is up to N16,000,000 in cash and business support:

  • 1st Prize: N3,000,000
  • 2nd Prize: N2,000,000
  • 3rd Prize:N1,000,000

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

Eligibility

  • Open to young Nigerians;
  • Be currently serving in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC);
  • Have a viable Agri-Business.

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Application

The stages of the competition:

  • Submit Your Application: The online application portal is available for you to send in your applications.
  • Virtual Bootcamp: Selected businesses will go through a rigorous virtual bootcamp where they will refine their business thesis and build a compelling pitch.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Click here to apply

For more information, see FAQ and visit Farmers for the Future Grant.

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