DEADLINE: JUNE 29, 2023 — African podcasters, bloggers, TikTokers, or vloggers passionate about telling climate change stories in Africa can apply for this opportunity.
Africa No Filter, in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation, is looking for storytellers in Africa and the Diaspora to create exciting content that shows a continent that’s taking action against climate change.
Selected content creators will receive grants worth up to $5000 to produce new content in addition to networking opportunities and support to amplify their content.
All climate change stories shall be delivered in English, Arabic or French.
The opportunity is open to African content creators based anywhere in Africa and the Diaspora, and must be aged over 18 years.
Applicants must have more than two years’ experience producing podcasts, blogs, vlogs, and social media content about climate action in Africa. They must also have a combined audience of at least 5,000 followers on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
The deadline for applications is June 29, 2023.
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DEADLINE: JULY 10, 2023 — Early career journalists can submit applications for the 2024 Sir Harry Evans Global Fellowship in investigative journalism. APPLY HERE
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