Purpose: 1DF created a grant specifically to support women and non-men broadcasters on Twitch. The 1,000 Dreams Fund Twitch BroadcastHER Grant provides financial assistance to eligible women to help with expenses such as travel to gaming conventions, educational conferences, hardware upgrades, and instructional programs related to creative or artistic pursuits. This grant is not intended for everyday expenses (e.g., utility bills, food costs) or costs related to medical care.
Criteria: To be eligible for this grant you must be a woman aligned broadcaster on Twitch. Preference will be given to applicants that are currently enrolled in high school, a two-year, four-year college/university or graduate school based in the U.S. However international applicants and non-students are welcome to apply. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Applications must include an essay explaining how the grant would be used. Selection will be based on application contents and financial need.
Guidelines: Applications must be submitted by the deadline below to be considered for that semester.
Amount: Two or more grants of a minimum of $500 to a maximum of $1,500 will be awarded each semester. Grants are not renewable, however, non-selected applicants may re-apply.
- Spring semester deadline: June 19. Grants will be awarded and notification provided to the recipients by July 17. Grants will be disbursed by August 1.
- Fall semester deadline: November 20. Grants will be awarded and notification provided to recipients by December 15. Grants will be disbursed by Jan. 1