The ANF grants are for stories that endeavour to change the stereotypes about Africa


Africa No Filter is offering grants worth up to $15,000 for individuals & $30,000 for organisations delivering projects that use art, innovation, or creativity to challenge harmful narratives about Africa. 

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Who or What is Africa No Filter (ANF)?

ANF is a donor collaborative funded by the Ford Foundation,?Bloomberg, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Luminate, the Open Society Foundation, Comic Relief and the Hilton Foundation.? ANF supports the development of nuanced stories that shift existing, stereotypical narratives about the continent through research, grant-making and advocacy. 

What is their goal?

Their overall goal is to create an empowered story ecosystem and an informed community of storytellers who work more deliberately to change harmful narratives about the continent.?? 

ANF is currently accepting grant applications for creative projects in Africa that employ innovation, tech, art and creativity. 

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Here’s what you need to be eligible

– Your project must be executed within the continent and your audience should be Africans

– You must have evidence of delivering similar work successfully

– Provide a comprehensive breakdown of the total project budget

– If applying as an organisation, the lead applicant must have the legal authority to submit this application

Interviews will be conducted after application so make sure to be available for it. Do you think you have what it takes? Apply here.


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