Apply for an FFI N50k Career Kick Starter Grant

FFI are offering women wanting to kick start their career or change their career path into a new sector the opportunity to apply for a FFI N50k Career Kick Starter Grant.

You could be a young woman looking to secure your first job, a mother returning to work, a woman who has lost their job or had difficulty in finding your job. Whatever your circumstance FFI is here to help you kick start your career with our ‘FFI N50k Career Kick Starter Grant’.

With this grant you can buy data so you can search for jobs, purchase stationery, stamps and printing to apply for jobs, pay for travel to drop of applications or get to interviews, buy a new outfit for an interview or pay for a coaching or mentoring session.

Terms of the grant

The grant can be only spent on the following:

  • Data

  • Stationery,

  • Printing

  • Postage

  • Travel,

  • Interview clothing

  • Coaching or mentor session with an FFI registered member

How to participate
Stage 1:

  • Register on

  • Produce a 2-minute video about you and your business and its goals, how winning this prize will help meet you and what challenges faced, and how you have overcome them.

  • Post video on either Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter with the hashtag #FFITHROUGHTHEFIRE #FFIWOMAN #FFIREADYTOINSPIRE.

  • Tag FFI and 5 friends in your video,

  • Like and share FFIs page on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook

  • Engage with the Ready to Inspire Campaign for 3 months minimum attending webinars

Stage 2:

If your video is selected by the judging panel you will be asked to fill in an application form to provide more details about yourself, this will be assessed.

Stage 3:

If your application is shortlisted then you will be invited to present to our panel of esteemed judges.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be a Nigerian Woman, living in Nigeria

  • Be unemployed or working a part-time job

  • Register for the Ready to Inspire Programme

  • Engage with the Ready to Inspire campaign by watching webinars and recordings, and taking self-assessment tests for 3 months from the date of your registration

  • Like and share FFIs page on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook.

50k Job Starter Application Form

Please fill in the form below to apply.