Our Grants

ANF grants support emerging and established artists, scholars, authors, poets, bloggers, vloggers, photographers, curators, publishers, musicians, journalists, and arts, culture and media organisations that are already challenging stereotypes about Africa. 

We offer grants directly and indirectly through intermediaries as part of our work of strengthening the narrative change ecosystem by developing robust research and nuanced storytelling about Africa.

Operational Support Grants

Africa No Filter offers Operational Support Grants to not-for-profit organisations who are aligned to our mission and are based in Africa and the Diaspora ( their work must benefit African creatives, artists or storytellers). Funds can be used to cover operational costs to keep the organisation going whilst it conducts its work.

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Project Support Grants

Our Project Support Grants support the delivery of creative projects on the continent by storytellers and media platforms that are using art, innovation, tech and creativity to challenge stereotypical narratives about Africa. Grants must be for a specific project, with a clear start and end date and project milestones.

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Kekere Storytellers Fund

The Kekere Storytellers Fund pays micro-grants to content creators, wordsmiths, performance artists, visual artists and journalists.

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Capacity Building Grants

Our Capacity Building Grants support the delivery of skills development and other up-skilling programmes on the continent. 

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Convening Grants

Our Convening Grants support the facilitation of exchanges, conversations, dialogues and debates about narratives of Africa and how these narratives are built and sustained.

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Special Projects Grants

Our research doesn’t sit in inboxes. We use our reports to partner with mission-aligned organisations to work on projects that are designed to engage with narrative using ANF data.

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Grants - Frequently Asked Questions

Here’s everything you need to know about our grants, application process and more!

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