Creators Fund

Kapwing is giving $15,000 to emerging video creators to support their work. Have a plan to level up your content with some extra money? We want to hear from you.

Apply to the Creators Fund
Money from the Kapwing Creators Fund
How it works

A world of video content is created everyday, but few creators are compensated for their work. Since 2017, Kapwing has supported content creators through our online image, video, and GIF editing platform. We started The Kapwing Creators Fund to give real dollars back to the creators who are helping us build the future of online video editing.

  • 30 winners will receive a prize of US $500.
  • All applicants are entered into a giveaway for a lifetime Kapwing Pro subscription.
  • Application deadline is July 26, 2021 at 11:59 pm Pacific Time
  • Any creator age 13+ years old can apply. Full rules here.
  • The prizes for this fund come from our Youtube Channel revenue.
  • The more YouTube revenue we earn, the more money we can give away. Support our channel and the Kapwing Creators Fund by subscribing, liking, and commenting on our videos.

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    Apply in three easy steps
    Step 1: Follow us on social media

    We want to connect directly with the creators that we support, and following each other makes that easy. To get started, follow us on our official Instagram account, and subscribe to our Youtube Channel.

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    Follow us on Instagram and Youtube
    Step 2: Complete the application form

    Use the official application form to tell us a little bit about yourself and your content. We'd love to learn more about you and the story behind your work.

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    Tell us about yourself
    Step 3: Make a video about yourself

    Make a short video about yourself and share about who you are and what you could do with the money from the creators fund. You can upload the video directly to the Creators Fund application form.

    Make a video about yourself
    We're here for you

    If you have any questions about the application process or the fund itself, please don't hesitate to reach out. Our goal is to help creators and reinvest our Youtube channel earnings directly back into creators in our audience.

    We’re putting 100% of the revenue we earn on our Youtube Channel into this fund. When we monetized our channel in April 2020, we did it with the intention of giving away the money we earned. We started out donating our YouTube revenue to a different non-profit each month but then realized: why not give money to creators? And that's how the Kapwing Creators Fund was born.

    Help us give away more money to creators by subscribing to our Youtube Channel, liking, and commenting on our videos! The more support we get on our channel through video engagement and subscriptions, the more YouTube revenue we earn, and the more money we can give away through the fund.

    Application Form

    To make it easy, we've embedded the application form for the Creators Fund directly on this page below. But if you prefer, you can use the link below to open the form in a separate window.

    Apply to the Creators Fund
    Meet our previous winners
    Ishan Sharma
    Ishan Sharma
    Ishan is a second year electrical engineering student who enjoys creating content for college students in India to make them aware of the career opportunities that they can pursue.
    Mxiety
    Mxiety
    A "mental health cheerleader," Mxiety's founder Maria Shanley hopes to make mental health info accessible to all through expert interviews, lived experience, and open discussion.
    Neffy
    Neffy
    Singer-songwriter, Neffy, clings to her soulful roots in her folk-R&B lyrics. The Arlington, Virginia native has played over 100+ performances in New York, D.C, and Philadelphia.
    Are you ready?

    Have you started your application but running into roadblocks or have additional questions? Please reach out to us with your questions or comments on how we can improve. We're still iterating and trying our best to run a fair, open, and honest process.

    We've put the link on the page in a few different places, but here it is one last time for good measure. We're looking forward to learning more about you and reviewing your application. Best of luck, and happy creating!

    Apply to the Creators Fund
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