WelkerMedia Fellowship is opened for any participants, including our peers and changemakers beyond our network. Our approach is highly selective - we run 1 cycle of screening per year, choosing not more than few applications submitted by our peers. It's important to mention that your application MUST be belong to one of the following categories: Social Change Ventures, Social Artistry & Creativity, Creative Ventures & Works. If you want to nominate your application for Fellowship 2017 or get compensation for participation in the accelerator, please accurately read the guidelines and fill out a form.
WelkerMedia Foundation grants limited amount of projects that were featured by our selection committee. Awards include:
Our awards and fellowships are exclusive to young creatives in the fields of Social Change Ventures, Social Artistry & Creativity, Creative Ventures & Works. To be eligible, applicants must identify as persons under 30 years old.
The Selection Process
Our selection committee is formed from a group of community councils, WelkerMedia staff, and external experts. The committee reviews all applications submitted within the specific period and evaluates each project based on a number of criteria.
Grants & Funding
WelkerMedia Foundation is a designated fund that provides grants and fellowships up to $15.000 based on our network and external donors. If you want to support our initiatives and help underrepresented creators to be heard, please reach our team.
WelkerMedia Foundation also provides custom funding options. With a help of various partners we invest in the early-stage projects and works which fall under our programs. It's important to mention, that we don't accept unsolitated requests of funding, mostly relying on our network.
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