We believe in rewarding creativity

Born out of our mission to support the upcoming generation of African creatives, every month we will be awarding a one-time contribution of £100 to support an African creative with no strings attached.

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This fund is for African professionals and enthusiasts alike who need a little financial boost to start or sustain their creative endeavours. All you have to do to apply is take the bold step in sharing your work with the world on NewComma - the social media platform for African creatives to connect, create, learn and earn.

How to Apply

Exhibit

Exhibit

Show the best of your creative work in your portfolio using the NC project builder

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Submit

Submit

Drop the project link on the application form at newcomma.com/fund

Learn how to create a project

Limit

Limit

You can submit up to 3 projects to be reviewed per month

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Criteria

Criteria to Apply

Be of African descent (living in or outside the continent)

Be a practising creative

Aged 18-35 years

Must be signed up to NewComma

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Your creative project must be uploaded on NewComma to be eligible!

Judges will only be considering applications with NewComma project links. You can use the embed block to add your work from YouTube, Figma, Spotify etc. in your NewComma project ahead of your submission.

Creative effort goes a really long way!

Show you really care about what you're creating by adding the finest details in your project and the process behind making it in the NewComma projects you submit

Be as specific as you can about your rationale

Within your application, provide as much detail as you can about how the £100 micro-grant you will support your creative endeavours

Promote your project

Share links to your NewComma projects with the hashtag #NCFund for greater visibility of your amazing creative work!

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TBA

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@Ekow

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@Ekow

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2021
@nosmotsamai

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@nosmotsamai

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Applications for the January cycle close on Tuesday 31st January at 18:00 GMT

Shoot us a DM or email us at [email protected] if you’ve got any questions!

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