BAT Nigeria Foundation Farmers for the Future (F4F) Grant 2021 Program

The Farmers for the Future Project is Sponsored by the British American Tobacco Foundation Nigeria under the Wealth is here campaign,  in Partnership with the NYSC. The program is implemented by SAEDConnect.


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.


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BAT Nigeria Foundation Farmers for the Future (F4F) Grant 2021 Program


Objectives

  1. Make agribusiness attractive
  2. Reduce youth unemployment
  3. Drive youth engagement in Agriculture.
  4. Youth Development
  5. Train and Empower youth in agro-practices


#16 MILLION NAIRA in cash and business support

  • 1st Cash Prize N3 Million Naira
  • 2nd Cash Prize N2 Million Naira
  • 3rd Cash Prize Nl 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.


Source & Apply Now at f4f.wealthishere.org


About the Wealth Is Here Campaign

The Wealth is here campaign is a strategy by the British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation to change this mindset, by exposing the Nigerian youth to the entrepreneurial opportunities in the country and also to highlight stories of entrepreneurs – Foreign and National – who have excelled in their fields. The message is that you can excel and prosper in Nigeria because wealth is here.

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