There are a number of ways you can make money with YouTube shorts, and one of those ways is with the YouTube Fund, as confirmed by this tweet, from the YouTube Creators Twitter channel:
That tweet linked to a YouTube Help page, which had the following video:
The video tells you what you need to know about this fund. I’ll summarize below:
The YouTube Shorts Fund gives creators the chance to earn money for the Shorts they create, even if they’re not in the YouTube Partner Program.
The YouTube Shorts Fund is a $100 million fund that will be distributed to eligible creators over the course of 2021 and 2022.
Each month, creators can earn between $100 and $1000, depending on a few criteria.
Make original Shorts that:
So, the YouTube Shorts creator fund is a great opportunity for those who want to learn how to make money with YouTube Shorts.
Source: YouTube Creators Twitter channel