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Africa No Filter media grant for women storytellers  ($10,000-25,000 in Grants)

 

Application Deadline: April 11th, 2022

Women’s voices are still underrepresented in the media. To help close this gap, the latest Media Grants by Africa No Filter are aimed exclusively at women storytellers and women-owned media organisations and outlets. This grant call-out wants to contribute to an increase in African female storytellers and content creators and to give space to voices that are historically misrepresented and underrepresented across the continent.

Journalists, bloggers, vloggers, content creators, podcasters can apply for Project Support grants worth up to $10,000 while organisations can apply for Operational Support and Capacity-Building grants of up to $25,000.

All applicants should have a track record of creating work that challenges stereotypical narratives of Africa through innovative, creative and compelling storytelling. They should also be involved in at least one of the following:

  • Disrupting and challenging harmful and stereotypical narratives and shape new narratives about and within the continent
  • Training and building the capacity of female journalists or content creators
  • Amplifying creativity and innovation within the continent
  • Using data driven insights and analysis to shed light on transformations taking place within the continent
  • Leveraging pop culture as an opportunity for powerful storytelling

Eligibility for the Africa No Filter Media Grant

Related: British American Tobacco (BAT) 2022 Global Graduate Program for West Africans

For Organizations

  • Based in Africa and female led
  • Be in operation for more than a year
  • Have a history of working with African female storytellers and content creators
  • Proposed project must be focused on increasing narratives and stories that reflect a more diverse and dynamic continent

For Individuals

  • Must be an African Woman living on the continent or the Diaspora
  • Must have a history of creating content and stories that reflect a more diverse and dynamic continent for more than a year
  • Proposed project must be focused on increasing narratives and stories that reflect a more diverse and dynamic continent

Timelines

  • Application Opens: 8 March 2022
  • Application Deadline: 11 April 2022
  • Applicants contacted on outcome: May 11 2022
  • Grantee Announcement:  10 June – 10 July 2022

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Africa No Filter Media Grant

 

2 thoughts on “Africa No Filter Media Grant for Women Storytellers ($10,000-25,000 in Grants)”

  1. This is a great idea I must say, to get women motivated and inspired to keep on channeling what the have inside of them to the world and beyond. I am happy to be a part of the amazing move. God bless us all.

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