Youtube recently announced that artists and creators from Nigeria can apply for grants from its Black Voices Fund. The global $100m fund will, over the next three years, offer support to Black Artists and creators so they can thrive on Youtube.
The fund was created to help amplify Fresh narratives and content that shows the intellectual power of the black creators and artists and over the next three years, the youtube black voices fund will be used to acquire and produce youtube originals content focused on the Black experience.
In order to apply for this grant, you must be either an ariste/Musician or a content creator and the application opened on the 7 October 2020 and it would close on 21 October 2020 at 5;00 pm PST.
If you are an artist or content creator interested in the funding, visit http://www.youtube.com/intl/ALL_ng/creators/ytbvoicesfund/
You will be required to provide your personal details such as name, Professional/Stage name, your youtube channel link, your email address and phone number.
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