The Gank Creator Grant aims to support talented content creators by providing them with financial assistance and resources to further enhance their creative endeavors.
We are constantly look for new ways to enhance the experience for our creative community and in which creators are compensated.
To ensure a fair selection process, Gank has established specific requirements that Creators must meet in order to be eligible for participation in the Creator Grants.
Existing content on Gank Profile Feed
- Creators must already be active users on Gank, with a good presence and engagement on their profile feed.
- Complete Gank Profile: Creators must have a complete profile which includes:
- Profile Image
- Banner Image
- Social Links
- Sound Clip Introduction
- Introductory Posts on their feed.
This ensures that Creators have established a strong foundation for their online presence.
- Creator must have enabled at least two of the four earning features on the platform
- Shop Listings
This will allow us to facilitate the Program’s intent.
- The creator must have social media presence and a following of no less than 10,000 combined across all social media platforms.
This requirement reflects the importance of building a community and engaging with a wide audience.
Gank acknowledges that eligibility requirements may change over time to better align with the platform’s goals. Therefore, Gank reserves the right to add or modify eligibility criteria at its sole discretion.
It’s important to note that employees, officers, and directors of Gank, as well as its parent, subsidiary, or affiliated companies, are not eligible to participate in the Creator Grant Program. This restriction ensures fairness and impartiality in the selection process.
How to apply
To ensure a smooth and efficient application process, Gank has outlined the following steps for content creators interested in applying for the Creator Fund.
- Review the Eligibility Criteria in our Terms and Conditions
Before submitting an application for the Creator Fund, content creators are encouraged to carefully review the eligibility criteria. It is essential to ensure that you meet the requirements set by Gank.
- To be eligible for the Creator Fund, you must be a content creator who produces original content on a regular basis and has a following of Creators must have social media presence and a following of no less than 10,000 combined across all social media platforms.
- Complete the Application Form: Once you have confirmed your eligibility, complete the standardised application form. It is crucial to provide accurate and up-to-date information about yourself and your content creation.
- Submit Your Application
Once you have completed the application form and attached all the necessary supporting documents, submit your application via the Google form at the end of this document.
- Wait for a Response
The Creator Fund team will review your application thoroughly and respond within a reasonable timeframe. If further requirements or additional information are needed, you will be notified promptly.
- Provide Supporting Documents(if required)
In addition to the application form, content creators may be required to attach supporting documents that showcase their skills and experience if required.
Include a brief description of the type of content you create, your creative process, and your goals. This information will help the Creator Fund team understand your unique vision and aspirations.
If your application is successful, you will be contacted by the Creator Grants team to discuss the next steps in the process.
The Creator Grants presents an opportunity for content creators to receive financial support and take their creative projects to new heights. To learn more about the Grant, please contact our Creator Grant representatives through [email protected]
To join the waitlist, please fill out the application form:
Gank Creator Grants Terms and Conditions
Gank has always been about enabling content entrepreneurship for all. We aim to allow content creators like you to create, distribute, and monetize your content at scale to turn your passion into a sustainable career.
The Gank Creator Grants program was created just for you. You are able to apply for grants to take your content to new heights. We want to empower you by providing funding, resources, and mentorship to help you chase your content creation goals and dreams.
Terms and Conditions
At all times during participation in the Program, only Creators (the Grantee) meeting all of the following requirements are eligible to participate in the Creator Grant Program:
- The Grantee must already be an active user with existing content on their Gank profile feed.
- The Grantee must have a complete profile (Profile Image, Banner Image, Social Links, Sound Clip Introduction, and Introductory Posts on their feed) before being considered for the Creator Grant Program.
- The Grantee must have enabled at least two of the four earning features on the platform, namely Donations, Memberships, Shop Listings, and Pay-per-view, to facilitate the Program’s intent.
- The Grantee must have social media presence and a following of no less than 10,000 combined throughout all social media platforms.
Gank reserves the right to add or modify eligibility requirements at its sole discretion.
Employees, officers, and directors of Gank or its parent, subsidiary, or affiliated companies are not eligible to participate in the Program.
- Review Your Eligibility
Before applying for the Creator Fund, please ensure you meet the minimum eligibility criteria stated in our Terms and Conditions.
- Complete the application form
Fill out the application form with accurate and up-to-date information about yourself and your content creation.
Be sure to provide a detailed description of the type of content you create, your creative process, and your goals.
- Attach supporting documents
In addition to the application form, you must also attach supporting documents such as your portfolio, examples of your work, and any other relevant documents that demonstrate your skills and experience as a content creator.
- Wait for a response
The Creator Fund team will review your application and notify you of any further requirements you need to submit within a reasonable timeframe.
If your application is successful, you will be contacted by our Grant Representative to discuss the next steps in the process.
Use of Grant Funds
Grant funds may be used only in accordance with the project proposal and budget approved by Gank.
Grant funds cannot be used as collateral, to offset other financial obligations (including interest payments on lines of credit and securing or servicing debt), or to meet cash flow or general operating expenses that are unrelated to the purpose of the grant proposal as defined in the grant agreement letter.
Grant funds will be used solely for creating and marketing new content to increase revenue for the Content Creator.
Grant funds are not exchangeable for cash or any other credit purposes.
The Grant will be held in trust by the respective Grant Representatives from respective countries.
The respective Grant Representative shall approve any payments of funds before disbursement.
If the grant is paid in multiple installments, specified in Gank’s grant agreement, or as modified in subsequent correspondence, the following will be applicable.
The payment of each installment is contingent upon (i) the Grantee’s progress towards achievement of the grant purpose as determined in our sole discretion, (ii) the Grantee’s compliance with the terms of this agreement, including without limitation timely submission of reports, and (iii) there has been no material changes in Grantee’s operations, staffing, funding, structure or tax status that would adversely affect Grantee’s ability to carry out or accomplish the grant purpose.
The Grantee and the Grant Representative will submit reports according to the Reporting & Payment Schedule using Gank’s templates or forms, which Gank will make available to the Grantee and which may be modified occasionally.
For a progress or final report to be considered satisfactory, it must demonstrate meaningful progress against the targets or milestones for that investment period.
If significant progress has not been made, the report should explain why this has been the case and include what adjustments the Grantee is pushing to get back on track.
The Grantee also agrees to submit other reports that Gank may reasonably request.
Grantees must retain account records detailing all receipts and expenditures for a minimum of four years following submission of the final grant report.
Gank reserves the right to conduct on and offsite audits of records related to the use of grant funds.
In cases where Grantee spending is inconsistent with Gank’s award, Gank reserves the right to request the return of awarded funds, disallow expenditures, or take other remedial actions.
Monitoring, Reviewing, and Audit
Gank may monitor and evaluate grant activities; this may include, for example, visits from Gank personnel, discussing the project and its progress with the Grantee, and reviewing financial and other records and materials connected with the activities financed by this grant.
The Grantee agrees to cooperate with Gank and to provide any information reasonably requested by Gank.
Right to Discontinue Funding, Rescind Payments, and Require Return of Unspent Funds
Gank reserves the right to modify or terminate the grant or withhold future grant distributions at any time if it determines that the Grantee has failed to comply with any term of the agreement or is unable to carry out or accomplish the grant purpose.
Gank may also modify or terminate the grant if it determines that continuing grant payments would expose the company to liability or adverse tax consequences or otherwise be inconsistent with the mission and values of the company.
In the event of termination in accordance with this section, the Grantee must promptly return any unexpended grant funds to Gank.
Return of Funds
Any Grant Funds that have not been used for, or committed to, the project upon expiration or termination of this Agreement must be returned promptly to the Gank.
Any content generated through the Creator Grant program will remain the intellectual property of the Grantee but can only be sold and distributed via the Gank Platform.