Purpose: 1DF created a grant specifically to support female 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 female and a Twitch Affiliated or Partnered Broadcaster. Preference will be given to applicants that are currently enrolled high school, a two-year, four-year college/university or graduate school based in the U.S. 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 $2,000 will be awarded each semester. Grants are not renewable, however, non-selected applicants may re-apply.
- Spring semester deadline: May 1. Grants will be awarded and notification provided to the recipients by June 15. Grants will be disbursed by August 1. *** Due to an overwhelming interest in our first-ever grant cycle, our team will announce of our first set of grant winners on August 1, 2018 – the same date we will announce the next application for the fall cycle. We appreciate your patience as our team gives each and every application the thorough review it deserves!
- Fall semester deadline: October 1. Grants will be awarded and notification provided to recipients by November 15. Grants will be disburse by Jan. 1