The Winner Of The August New Comma Fund

Published on: Sep 20, 2022

Nigerian-born Lindsey Abudei is a singer-songwriter and improve vocal composer influenced by a range of genres— Rock, Blues, Jazz & R&B — shaped into a genre-fluid, contemporary sound. For her #NCFund Submission, she shared some of her beautiful music and intends to use her grant to create some digital assets for her upcoming EP “Kaleidoscope”!
Born and raised in Jos, Nigeria, by parents with rich musical tastes, she is inspired by artists like Roberta Flack, The Beach Boys, Sade, Eva Cassidy, Sarah McLachlan, and Lauryn Hill.
Check out Lindsey’s NewComma profile to discover more of her amazing music:
The New Comma Creative Fund is a monthly £100 microgrant to support an African creative with no strings attached. This is the fourth cycle since the relaunch of the Fund, and the submissions keep getting better every month!  This scheme was created for professionals and enthusiasts alike who need a little financial boost to start or sustain their creative endeavours. All you have to do is take the bold step in sharing your work with the world on NewComma. The September 2022 cycle closes on Wednesday 28th September at 18:00 GMT
How to Apply:
Create a portfolio using the NewComma project builder
Submit the project link on the application form at
 You can submit up to 3 projects per month
* To be eligible to apply you must be a practising creative of African descent aged 18-35