BRITISH • AMERICAN • TOBACCO • NIGERIA • FOUNDATION Farmers for the Future Grant (#16m cash prize)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 12TH, 2021.

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.

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.

APPLY NOW

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