Funding Opportunity for Emerging and Diverse Content Creators

Black Public Media Announces Call for Applications for the Jacquie Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund

The $300,000 fund honoring award-winning director and film executive will support emerging and diverse content creators


NEW YORK (August 13, 2018)—Black Public Media (BPM) today announced a call for applications for the Jacquie Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund (JJMSF). Established with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), the $300,000 scholarship fund is inspired by the life and work of Jacquie Jones, the Peabody Award-winning director and former executive director of BPM who was steadfast in her commitment to helping foster the development and growth of diverse content creators prior to her death in January. The fund will support emerging and diverse content producers of non-fiction shorts, feature length programs, web series, 360-VR (Virtual Reality) or podcasts. Read more here.