Tony Elumelu Storytellers Fund for Emerging African Artists and Storytellers 2022

Deadline (y-m-d): 2022-07-29

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Are you an emerging artist or storyteller on the pulse of entrepreneurship in Africa? Apply for the Tony Elumelu Storytellers Fund. The Tony Elumelu Storytellers calls for application from emerging journalists, filmmakers, content producers, and visual and performing artists to submit multimedia creative ideas, that tell the stories of inspiring entrepreneurs and showcase the true and positive spirit of entrepreneurship in Africa.

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The Tony Elumelu Storytellers Fund is awarded to content creators in two categories : Media and Arts

Media includes Bloggers, Vloggers and Journalists. Examples of Project : A series of published articles identifying innovative tech entrepreneurs, a vlog that showcases entrepreneurs in underrepresented areas, a blog that shines the light on new African innovation.

Arts grants will be made to photographers, filmmakers, sketch artists, painters and digital artists. Examples of Project A lighthearted, comedic short film telling the story of an 11 year old budding entrepreneur, a photography series of Africa’s  top entrepreneur etc.

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Requirements and Qualifications for Tony Elumelu Storytellers Fund

  • Applicants must be aged between 18 and 35 years, living on the continent or in the Diaspora.
  • They must have a platform or portfolio of work that shifts stereotypical narratives about youths and entrepreneurship in Africa

Benefits of Tony Elumelu Storytellers Fund

  • The fund will award grants worth between $500 and $2000 to each selected participants


  • June 30, 2022 : Application Opens
  • July 29, 2022 : Application Deadline
  • August 31, 2022 : Shortlisted Candidates : Informed
  • September 23, 2022 : Successful Applicants Announcement

How to Apply

To apply, visit Africa No Filter (ANF) on

For more details,visit Africa no Filter website

Tony Elumelu Storytellers Fund for Emerging African Artists and Storytellers 2022

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