The Warner Music Group / Blavatnik Household Basis Social Justice Fund (WMG/BFF SJF) is now in its second 12 months of the SJF Repertoire Fund, an eight-year $10M ($1M for Sub-Saharan Africa) initiative that enables WMG workers in taking part areas to get entangled by nominating native organizations for grants of $5,000-$15,000 USD.
Just like the Social Justice Fund, the Repertoire Fund advances racial fairness in training, arts, tradition, and legal justice reform, and all organizations are led by – and centered on – traditionally marginalized populations.
On behalf of the WMG/ BFF SJF, Warner Music Africa has introduced 2023 SJF Repertoire Fund grantee companions for Sub-Saharan Africa, which embrace organizations throughout Sub-Saharan Africa together with South Africa, Nigeria, Mozambique, Namibia, Kenya and Malawi.
“Within the second cycle of SJF Repertoire Fund in Sub-Saharan Africa, we continued to assist some grantees from our preliminary spherical and likewise maintained our concentrate on scouting organizations not solely reflective of the main target pillars but in addition throughout numerous nations to replicate the variety of the continent,” says Temi Adeniji, Managing Director, Warner Music Africa / SVP, Sub-Saharan Africa Technique and SVP, Particular Tasks at WMG and likewise a Vice President of the WMG/BFF SJF.
Among the many South African grantees are the African Management Academy (Africa’s solely pan-African highschool with a mission of creating a strong community of younger leaders who will work collectively to deal with the continent’s best challenges and speed up the continent’s progress trajectory), Tomorrow Belief (a non-profit offering help to orphaned and susceptible youngsters with a holistic method together with lecturers, life abilities coaching, self-development and psycho-social assist) and Apex Sports activities Basis (a company dedicated to fostering youth improvement, constructing sturdy communities, and creating a long-lasting influence via sports activities).
African Management Academy’s CEO Bilha Ndirangu remarks, “We’re grateful and excited to work with Warner Music Africa a second 12 months in a row to increase ALA’s work within the Inventive Industries and specifically for our college students and alumni. Thanks for enabling us to put money into the subsequent technology of Africa’s artistic leaders.”
The entire checklist of 2023 grantees is as follows:
The Tag Foundation (South Africa)
The Tomorrow Trust (South Africa)
APEX Sports Foundation (South Africa / Mozambique)
For extra details about the Fund, please go to https://www.wmg.com/fund.