IDA Enterprise Documentary Fund – Apply by March 1
Last call for production support from International Documentary Association (IDA)’s Enterprise Documentary Fund! The grant is open to feature-length documentary projects that integrate journalistic practice when exploring original, contemporary stories.Get the support you need to complete your films: receive funds as well as project-tailored pro bono legal support, research and fact-checking support, and consultations with experts and craftspeople. US and international co-productions all welcome. Apply Now!
CAAM Documentary Fund – Apply by Mar 27
With support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, CAAM provides production funding to independent producers who make engaging Asian American works for public television. Documentaries are eligible for production or post-production funding and must be intended for public television broadcast. Awards typically range between $10,000 and $50,000. They are now accepting proposals twice a year. The first round has closed. The next open call takes place Wednesday, February 26, 2020 through Friday March 27, 2020. Review the eligibility guidelines and visit their Submittable page to submit your Documentary Fund application.
2020 Public Media Project Fund – Apply by March 1
Vision Maker Media invites proposals for programs intended for Public Television that represent the experiences, values and cultures of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Apply by March 1! Review eligibility guidelines and details for submitting at their website.
From our sister chapter, NYWIFT – Ravenal Foundation Grant – Apply by March 6
The NYWIFT Ravenal Foundation Grant will support a woman second-time feature film director who is over 40 years of age in the production of a dramatic feature film with $5000; an honorable mention of $2500 will also be presented. Grant funds may be used for pre-production, production or post-production. Grant-seekers must have previously directed a dramatic feature film that was released theatrically in the United States or included in a major film festival, or a feature-length television movie shown on a national TV platform. Women who have directed one dramatic feature (for theatrical or TV) or more than one feature documentary are eligible. Applicants must be US residents and the works must be primarily in English. Applicants must submit a sample of a previous completed work along with their application. Download the application here.