YouTube is a platform that celebrates a broad and diverse set of voices that make YouTube, YouTube. Promoting the diversity of our Creator and Artist community is crucial to making sure that YouTube is inclusive and equitable.
To help amplify fresh narratives and content that emphasises the intellectual power, passion and joy of this brilliant community, including Black economic equity and wellbeing, we have created the #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund.
Eligibility and Criteria
- You may choose to submit your application information below, including racial identity information, to be considered for grants and other programmes related to the Fund and to be contacted about these programmes.
- Your participation is voluntary.
- If you choose to provide your information, it will be used by Google LLC, the corporation that operates the YouTube platform, to determine your eligibility for a grant, review applications, and, if you are selected, to administer grants from the Fund.
- You may also choose to allow us to contact you about programmes and grants related to the Fund and to publicise your participation in the Fund through related programmes, events, promotions and campaigns. However, you do not need to do so in order to be considered for a grant.
- We will keep the application information that you provide for no longer than three months from the date of collection, unless you are awarded funding or choose to hear more about various programmes, events, campaigns and promotions related to the Fund, in which case data will be retained for as long as necessary to your participation. You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org at any time to withdraw your consent, or to access, change or delete your information. You can also contact Google’s data protection officer via this page.
- By filling out the below information, you confirm that you are authorised to contract under the laws of your jurisdiction and that you are the Creator or Artist identified below and the owner of any channel(s) listed below or otherwise have authority to respond on behalf of that Creator or Artist.
Awards and Benefits
- Over the next three years, the #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund will be used to acquire and produce YouTube Originals programming focused on the Black experience, and to directly support Black Creators and Artists so that they can thrive on YouTube.
How To Apply
To apply please click here