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Creator Awards recognize your passion and hard work, and celebrate your achievements and special milestones.

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Creator Research

Creators like you have made YouTube what it is today, now we want your help to shape its future. By signing up for user research studies and sharing your thoughts, you'll help us to build a better YouTube for you, your audience and the world.

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CPM Shorts Series

Shorts onboarding and training sessions hosted by Community Partner Managers (CPMs). During these sessions, CPMs help creators explore multi-format content creation, make connections with other creators, and learn new Shorts features.

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Creator on the Rise

Creator on the Rise identifies and celebrates many diverse and vibrant creators that emerge on the platform everyday. Featured creators are highlighted on Explore for 24 hours.

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YouTube Contributors

YouTube Contributors is a community of passionate people who provide peer-to-peer answers and education in forums and videos in various languages and help improve our products.

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#YouTubeBlack Voices Fund

#YouTubeBlack Voices Fund is a multi-year commitment dedicated to centering and amplifying Black perspectives on YouTube.

Learn more about the #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund

YouTube Giving

YouTube Giving allows eligible Creators to fundraise for nonprofits by adding the donate button to their videos and live streams, so viewers can donate directly on the video watch page or in live chat.

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Creator Research

Interested in sharing your thoughts and helping us build a better YouTube? Sign up to participate in research studies.