Epic Games Announces $500,000 Grant for Creative Designers

Epic Games, the developer of Fortnite, has announced a $500,000 grant for creative designers. The grant is designed to help talented creators develop new and innovative experiences in Fortnite’s Creative mode.

The grant is open to all creators, regardless of experience level. To be eligible, creators must submit a proposal that outlines their project and how the grant will be used. Proposals will be judged on creativity, originality, and feasibility.

In order to be eligible for the grant, applicants must be of age 18 years or older, the project must be created using Unreal Editor for Fortnite (UEFN), and the project must be ultimately published in Fortnite.

How to Apply for the Grant

To apply for the grant, you must submit a proposal that includes the following information:

  • Visit the Fortnite website via this link
  • Sign into your account and enter your name and contact information
  • A brief description of your project
  • How the grant will be used to support your project
  • A link to your portfolio or other work samples
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You can submit your proposal online at the Fortnite Creative website. Fortunately, there are no deadlines for application as grants will be awarded throughout the year.

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What Will You Get If You Are Selected?

The average Epic MegaGrants range from $5,000 to $250,000 with extraordinary projects receiving a whopping $500,000! Imagine what you could build as a creator with these funds.

The amazing thing is no matter what size grant you are awarded, you will still continue to be the primary owner of your IP and you will be free to publish it however you wish. Apart from the funds, successful applicants will also receive technical support from Epic Games and exposure to the Fortnite community.

How to Improve Your Chances of Winning

To improve your chances of winning, make sure your proposal is well-written and persuasive. Highlight the creativity and originality of your project, and explain how the grant will help you bring your vision to life.

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You should also make sure your portfolio or other work samples are high-quality and representative of your work.


The Fortnite Creative Grant is a great opportunity for talented creators to develop new and innovative experiences in Fortnite. If you have a creative project that you think would be a good fit for the grant, I encourage you to submit your proposal.