Serving Corps Members across 36 states can now apply for FATE Foundation 2023/2024 Farmer for the Future Grant Registration Form via online – registration Form link portal f4f.wealthishere.org is open for interested Serving NYSC Members across the Federation to register online.
FATE Foundation 2023/2024 Farmer for the Future Grant will provide about N16M Naira for successful applicants and business support: here we will discuss about the registration form link portal, how to process your application online and requirements involves.
The project is an initiative developed and sponsored by the British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) in partnership with NYSC and implemented by FATE Foundation. 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.
The programme is a virtual programme focused on capacity building on essential knowledge, strategies, skills, and tools to build sustainable businesses within the Agribusiness value chain. These sessions will be facilitated by various industry leaders and professionals across the Agribusiness and entrepreneurship ecosystem using a pedagogy approach to build networks amongst the entrepreneurs and encourage group/team work for better learning. The robust learning structure is a combination of virtual interactive class sessions, workshops, case studies, plenary sessions and group activities.
The Farmers for the Future curriculum has been designed to provide insight and relevant knowledge to aspiring and budding entrepreneurs within the Agribusiness value chain to see diverse market potentials and understand how to create a structured business model to strategically grow their business.
The Curriculum is intensive and includes:
- Entrepreneurship Mindset
- Design thinking/innovation/problem solving
- Developing Business Plan
- Business Model Canvass
- Product Development Strategy
- Marketing/Digital Marketing Strategy
- Managing Business Operations
- Financial Literacy
- Business pitch skills
Requirements for FATE Foundation 2023/2024 Farmer for the Future Grant
You will also be required to upload the relevant document indicated below:
NYSC Identification card
- Business Support
- Access to Free Business Support Tools & Applications
- Funding and Market Linkages
Application Process for FATE Foundation 2023/2024 Farmer for the Future Grant
Stage I: Interested applicants must complete the application form here and upload the following document:
- NYSC ID Card
Stage II: Following a review of all received applications, 50 candidates will be shortlisted for a 10-20 minutes phone/video interview after which 20 applicants will be shortlisted for the programme.
Through the support of British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation, the programme is FREE to all entrepreneurs who successfully scale through the two application stages. This scholarship support from British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation covers all direct course fees including course materials, data support and post programme support.
This is a virtual training and it is expected that each entrepreneur enrolled for the programme must be Corp members in the Agribusiness space with less than 3 months to conclude their service year. This will also be verified during the shortlisting/selection process.
Additional Post Programme Benefits:
- Business Advisory Support from FATE Foundation
- Group mentoring from FATE Foundation
- Access to Free Business Support Tools & Application
- Funding and Market Linkages
Note: Successful Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted for verification and interview by the management.