StreamElements announced todaythe 20 recipients of its 2021 Creator Diversity Program.
The program, now in its second year, is intended to provide marginalized content creators with professional livestreaming services, equipment, support, and mentorship "to help further their careers".
The company says its selection was based upon several factors such as why they applied, their content, channel data, and growth potential.
The beneficiaries are:
StreamElements said that the program this year will provide the 20 recipients with access to monthly workshops and educational sessions, personal guidance from StreamElements managers, and money for equipment and freelancer assistance with art, editing, and other services.
"The goal of our Creator Diversity Program is to help marginalized groups in the content creation community have the tools, mentorship, and resources that can help address and surmount challenges they face in the industry," said StreamElements creator diversity program manager Kacie Harold.