Looking for a way to support your project or your own professional development? Sure, there’s Kickstarter and Indiegogo (among other crowdsourcing options), but nonprofits, artists and film teams can also consider grants and scholarships. This is not a comprehensive list and not everything is appropriate for every project. Check with the source for the most updated information. This will get you started in considering some opportunities. Know of a grant, scholarship or funding opportunity? Let us know and we’ll add it here to help grow our regional film community.
The team at POV put together a great comprehensive list for documentary filmmakers including funding resources and new media resources. And documentary.org offers a full list of grants with and without deadlines.
American Film Institute – Directing Workshop for Women
Panavision New Filmmaker Program for equipment donation.
University Film and Video Association (UFVA) offers two scholarship options.