The Henry Plumb Foundation funds young people (18-35) with interests, business ideas, study plans that will lead to a career in the agricultural or food industry. Funding ranges from £500 - £3,000. These could take the form of:
BUSINESS START UPS
To get your idea off the ground or give it a boost, funding from the foundation can help. So far we have funded pig rearing, butchery, a social media project, a sheep enterprise.. the list is endless!
To gain real experience in the working world of food and farming, you might be looking at an internship in the agricultural or horticultural industry.
To expand your skills and understanding of global issues and influences, we may look to help fund your travel expenses.
COURSES / EVENTS
We may provide funding to attend some courses and/ or events that will make all the difference to your career in agriculture. (This would not include Conferences)
To develop your leadership and team skills, that will make you a future leader, we are happy to fund even the most varied of ambitions.
NONE OF THE ABOVE?
Got an idea that isn’t shown above? We want to hear more. Fill in the application form and let us know what it is.
For more information on being sponsored, becoming a mentor, or supporting the Henry Plumb Foundation: