YouTube will be investing $20million to expand their initiative learning program by funding educational content via creators on YouTube by recognising their hard work, creativity and efforts to prepare their resources, record, host to then edit and upload their videos on YouTube.
Starting the initial process of YouTube’s first investments went to: TED-Ed, Socratica, Linda Raynier, Hank and John Green who are known for their YouTube Channel: Vlogbrothers, and for creating VidCon the iconic event, which is an online video conference. Hank and John Green also have another YouTube Channel: SciShow, and the educational YouTube Channel: Crash Course that received the funding which was invested by YouTube.
8 Creators Of Indian Descent Received Grants From YouTube’s $20Million Learning Fund
YouTube organises a global gathering for EduCon, which is their second annual event in New Delhi, with a new wave of EduTubers of which 200 creators were in attendance to learn new creative strategies, connect and network with each other as YouTube launched ‘Learning Playlist’ and 8 lucky Content Creators received the grants to further their educational YouTube career.
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The 8 Content Creator who received the grant: Learn Engineering, Don’t Memorise, Learnex – English Lessons Through Hindi, GetSetFlyScience, Let’s Make Engineering Simple, Exam Fear Education, D’Art Of Science, Study IQ Education.
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YouTube has more plans to unveil soon, it was announced earlier last year that plan to invest $10Million in 2 years to support and highlight better media through help developing Content Creators through educational funding, it also includes YouTube Originals, and partnering with the Vox Entertainment which is a part of Vox Media.
Content Creators can apply for funding if they have a minimum of 25,000 subscribers and fit the guidelines that are set, hopefully the plans later extends to reach a varied selection of Content Creators that are talented and skilled at what they do, but sit outside the educational arena a fair system for all, but in general YouTube offering to support others is great. If you liked reading this article follow to be kept updated.
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