Call for Funding Applications: U40 Empowered: Women Entrepreneurs Powering the Digital Creative Industries

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The U40 is a UNESCO initiative that started in 2018 with the support of Sabrina Ho. This initiative is designed to increase opportunities for U40 women to access funding, infrastructure, equipment and co-production opportunities in the digital creative industries.

The call is open to non-governmental organisations that promote young female cultural entrepreneurs working in the digital creative industries.

The funding is up to US$100,000 per project (Approximately – R1,1 mil).

Colleagues are requested to distribute the above information to respective stakeholders.

The deadline for the applicants to submit their funding requests on-line application platform is 16 April 2018, midnight CET.

Each applicant should first create an account for the on-line application platform at:     

Attached documents with this email are:

  • U40 Call
  • Annotated guide

For more information: UNESCO website