British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) Farmers for the Future Grant 2021 for Nigerians | APPLY NOW

This is to inform the general public about the British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation in short “BATNF” Farmers for the Future Grant 2021 for Nigerians. Details about the Grant are given below.

The British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation in short “BATNF” Farmers for the Future Grant 2021 for Nigerians is now open for application. Details about the grant and how to apply are given below.

About the BATNF Farmers for the Future Grant 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.

Objectives of the Grant

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

Benefits of the Grant

16 Million Naira in cash and business support

  • 1st Cash Prize: N3 Million Naira.
  • 2nd Cash Prize: N2 Million Naira.
  • 3rd Cash Prize: N1 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 entrepreneurs 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 Requirements

  • Open to Nigerians only.
  • The candidate must currently be a serving NYSC member.

Stages of the 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.

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.

How to Apply

Click on this link to apply.

Application Deadline

March 12, 2021

Open this link for more details about the BATNF Farmers for the Future Grant 2021

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