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.

Are you an emerging artist or storyteller on the pulse of entrepreneurship in Africa? Apply for the Tony Elumelu Storytellers Fund

Entrepreneurs are a unique and fascinating breed. Like you, they are creators and visionaries who take risks. They dream big and turn ideas into opportunities. The Tony Elumelu Storytellers Fund wants to hear fascinating stories of entrepreneurship in Africa.

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Êtes-vous un artiste ou un narrateur émergent au cœur de l'entrepreneuriat en Afrique ? Postuler pour le Fonds Tony Elumelu pour les Storytellers.

Les entrepreneurs sont une catégorie unique et fascinante. Tout comme vous, ce sont des créateurs et des visionnaires qui prennent des risques. Ils rêvent en grand et transforment leurs idées en opportunités. Le Fonds Tony Elumelu pour les Storytellers souhaite entendre des histoires fascinantes sur l'esprit entrepreneurial en Afrique.

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WE!ARE Climate Justice Campaign

Do you have a community of creatives and artistic young people who are open to learning more about climate action?

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The latest media grant by Africa No Filter will only fund women storytellers

This grant call-out wants to contribute to an increase in African female storytellers and content creators and to give space to voices that are historically misrepresented and underrepresented across the continent.

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Future Africa: Telling Stories, Building Worlds

Africa No Filter, in partnership with Electric South, Imisi 3D and Meta, invites Extended Reality Creators to apply for grants of up to $30,000 to support the production and development of new content.

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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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