SVTA Grant Program

About the SVTA Grant Program

The Streaming Video Technology Alliance Grant Program was started in 2018 to help smaller companies, like startups, bring their innovative ideas and technology into our working groups and projects without financial encumbrance. This benefits the Streaming Video Technology Alliance as well as the industry but infusing our publications with bleeding-edge ideas. But it’s also beneficial to the Grant companies by allowing them unfettered access to many of the larger companies with whom they might want to engage, sometimes even resulting in acquisition.

Diversity and Inclusion

We are committed to extending Grant Program Awards to businesses owned by under-represented and/or marginalized groups. You can read more about this means for the Grant Program applicants in our Diversity and Inclusion Statement.

Current Grant Members


Companies are eligible to receive up to five (5) consecutive grant awards. The first three awards are free. The final two are charged at $1000/year. After the fifth award, companies must pay for membership at the standard rates.


Application Window

The application window opens on October 1st and closes on October 31st (11:59pm CT) each year. You can access the online form from our Join page.

Principal Membership

All Grant Recipients receive a 1-year Principal membership (our highest level).

Financial Requirements

Applying companies must generate less than $1.5M in annual revenue. Documentation, such as a letter from an accountant or CFO, needs to accompany the application.


Grant recipient companies are expected to attend our three face-to-face meetings as well as get involved in appropriate working groups.


Grant recipient companies are expected to announce their award in a press release.

Grant Member Blogs

Live Streaming is the Next Big Thing

The Popularity of Streaming Video is Without Question The popularity of streaming video is without question. More people around the world are “tuning in” to streaming services than traditional broadcast.

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Yes. Grant recipients are reviewed each year after the close of the current application window. Those companies that the board feels have been participating and engaging faithfully may be awarded a subsequent grant (so long as they continue to meet the financial requirements).

No. All Grant Program applicants must be a formal organization (i.e., corporation, LLC, etc.).

Yes. Grant Program Members are afforded all the opportunities of a Principal member including voting rights. In some cases, leading a project can help with receiving subsequent grant awards.

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