NFTE partners with schools where at least 50% of students qualify for free or reduced price lunch. If you represent an established nonprofit/charitable organization, educational institution, community-based organization, or government agency that would like to offer the NFTE program, please contact us.
How can I start a NFTE program in my community?
What does NFTE do?
NFTE activates the entrepreneurial mindset and builds startup skills in youth from under-resourced communities to ensure their success and create a more vibrant society. We train an expert Entrepreneurial Teacher Corps to deliver NFTE curricula and provide a robust volunteer network of entrepreneurs and successful business people to support classroom activities and student business plan competitions.
How do NFTE programs work?
Please visit Our Programs to explore NFTE courses. When a school or organization partners with NFTE, educators receive the benefits of the Entrepreneurial Teacher Corps.
Can anyone participate in a NFTE program?
NFTE programs are offered to students ages 11–18 through schools and community organizations. Learn how to Bring NFTE to Your School.
Where does funding for NFTE come from?
NFTE receives funding from partner schools as well as from corporations, foundations, and individuals who believe in our mission.
How can I get involved?
It takes a village! Learn more about helping us to activate the entrepreneurial mindset in young people.
I want to become an entrepreneur, but I'm not a student. Do you have any resources available to help me?
Yes! Anyone can purchase our curriculum, which offers valuable information on how to start and operate your own business. Our books and other resources are available via our online store.
If you have a question that is not answered on our website, please contact us.