1,000 Dreams Fund's Esports & Gaming Initiative Women's History Month
“To identify and elevate high-potential women in gaming, esports, and content creation, providing the industry with a diverse pipeline of talent to create equitable opportunity.”1,000 Dreams Fund's Esports & Gaming Initiative Mission Statement
March 7th – April 14th: Fifth annual BroadcastHER Academy Esports Fellowship Applications Open!
1,000 Dreams Fund’s BroadcastHER Academy Esports Fellowship Program (Powered By Allied Esports & HyperX) provides a year-long fellowship program opportunity to potential applicants that includes a $1,000 grant to help further their education along with a behind-the-scenes look at the esports industry via an all-expense paid trip to the HyperX Arena Las Vegas to spend a day shadowing the Allied Esports team and so much more.
March 10th – March 24th: We’re recruiting for our Dream Stream Host (formerly BroadcastHER LIVE)!
Dream Stream is our monthly podcast on the 1,000 Dreams Fund Twitch Channel. Each month, the topics and guests change, but one thing remains the same — all shows aim to empower and help the women we serve achieve their goals and dreams in gaming and beyond. Each year, we seek a new host for the podcast, allowing a member within our Gaming & Esports Community to take the role in which they’ll be helping our beneficiaries and community members reach their dreams through advice and interviews they will conduct as our host!
March 4th @ 2PM EST: Second annual BroadcastHER Tournament!
Elevating women in gaming, esports, and content creation — and creating safe spaces for them — is so important to us at 1,000 Dreams Fund. And our second annual BroadcastHER Tournament, in collaboration with Paidia Gaming and Girls Gotta Game, is just one more way we’re doing just that. This Apex Legends Tournament is a women only tournament designed to encourage and support more women to get tournament experience and enter the esports scene of Apex Legends. This tournament includes more than $10,000 in prizing up for grabs — thanks to our sponsors at e.l.f. and HyperX. So make sure to mark your calendar and get ready to tune in LIVE over on our 1DF Twitch Channel Saturday, March 4 @ 2 p.m. EST for the Finals between 60 total competitors!
March 6th – April 14th: Recruiting members for our third annual Dream Team!
Our BroadcastHER Dream Team is a dedicated group of 15+ ambassadors in esports, broadcasting, and gaming who are helping us make dreams come true through their support of our Gaming & Esports Initiative. But this year we’re upping the game!In 2023, for the first-time-ever, we will be recruiting members for our FPS competitive team that will be invited to take part in tournaments, events, and even in-person LANs on behalf of our Dream Team. These members will also get additional behind-the-scenes opportunities – helping us make dreams come true through fundraising, outreach, and much more!
March 27th – March 31st: Our SIXTH annual Streams For Dreams Fundraiser!
1,000 Dreams Fund continues its commitment to elevating women in the digital broadcasting and gaming space with our annual Streams For Dreams Fundraiser this March! Simply put, there is an ever-expanding gap in financial funding and resources for women broadcasters. 1,000 Dreams Fund’s goal is to continue to close this gap while raising awareness by providing crucial funding to these broadcasters through our BroadcastHER Grant by teaming up with streamers and content creators to raise funds! We will have a week long featured schedule on Twitch March 27th – March 31st, but anyone can fundraise ALL MONTH LONG on Tiltify here.
- We’re looking for content creators and broadcasters passionate about helping women in need reach their dreams in broadcasting and beyond! 1,000 Dreams Fund invites YOU to join us for our annual Streams For Dreams Fundraiser during Women’s History Month in which YOU can apply to participate!
- We also welcome all streamers and content creators to sign up for your very own fundraising campaign through our page on Tiltify throughout all of March 2023! All proceeds raised through these fundraisers will go to our 1DF – BroadcastHER Grant.
- Are you interested in fundraising and helping make dreams come true? You can check out our fundraising toolkit here and sign up to be one of our featured fundraisers on Twitch March 27th – 31st!
Want to take your support to the next level and partner with 1,000 Dreams Fund to support underserved women in content creation gaming and esports? Reach thousands of women worldwide, create new opportunities to allow them to thrive on the path to their dreams, and more.
This Women’s History Month our partners and supporters can:
- Donate directly to the organization or existing program: Investing in the future of the women we serve to help them achieve their academic and career goals
- Sponsor our All-Women’s Tournament or Fundraiser: We believe in “paying it forward” to help women achieve their goals and dreams
- Offer mentorship to our BroadcastHER Initiative: Building confident and empowered women to be the next generation of leaders
- Provide direct products, codes, or additional assistance: To create equity and opportunity for all
- Support our existing programs through partnership: Other activations can be customized to the needs of our partners including workshops, hosting and speaking, giveaways, and collaborations on in-game content