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CFAs from Emerging Artists, Journalists & Content Creators in Africa

Organisation: Africa No Filter

Status: Closed

  • Grant

Funding Size: $500 to $2000

Deadline: 29/07/2022

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – Eligibility Applicants must be aged between 18 and 35 years and living on the continent or in the Diaspora.
    – They must have a platform or portfolio of work that shifts stereotypical narratives about youth and entrepreneurship in Africa.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries: African countries.
  • Application language: English

Are you an emerging artist or storyteller on the pulse of entrepreneurship in Africa? Apply for the Tony Elumelu Storytellers Fund.The Tony Elumelu Storytellers Fund calls for applications from emerging artists, journalists and content creators including bloggers, vloggers, and podcasters whose work offers a more contemporary and authentic narrative of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs in Africa.

Named after patron, African business leader and philanthropist, Tony 0. Elumelu, the project is jointly funded by Heirs Insurance and Heirs Life Assurance.

This Fund is awarded to content creators in two categories, Media and Arts.

Media includes Bloggers, Vloggers and Journalists.Examples of projects : A series of published articles identifying innovative tech entrepreneurs, a vlog that showcases entrepreneurs in underrepresented areas, a blog that shines the light on new African innovation.

Arts grants will be made to photographers, filmmakers, sketch artists, painters, and digital artists. Examples of projects : A lighthearted, comedic short film telling the story of an 11-year old buddin g entrepreneur, a photography series of Africa’s Top entrepreneurs etc.

See here to learn more and apply.

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