Academy Film Scholars Program - Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences sponsors various film grants.
Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Society Foundation
Provides funding for visual artists who incorporate video and film into their work.
Alabama Humanities Foundation - Grants Program
Review a list of the types of individuals and organizations which qualify for grants from this foundation, and get guidelines for application.
Alaska Humanities Forum
Organization supports humanities-based projects by Alaskans with grant money, volunteer work, and educational workshops. Read all about its programs.
Animating Democracy Initiative
Read about grants offered by this arts advocacy program sponsored by Americans for the Arts. Includes a calendar of events
Arts International Programs - Visual Arts Fund
Only non-profit museums, galleries, visual arts organizations, and independent curators are eligible for this fund which supports exhibitions from the US abroad.
Asian American Arts Foundation
Northern California based non-profit organization encourages excellence in the arts in the form of financial support and public recognition.
Astraea - Grant Programs
Find general grant and fund requirements and guidelines for a number of scholarships catering to sexual minorities. Explains types of support.
Bemis Center of Contemporary Arts
Artist residency program in Omaha sponsors talented artists in a variety of mediums including photography, sculpture, and video. Learn how to apply.
CPB - Funding Educational Programs
Corporation for Public Broadcasting offers grants to producers of educational programing. Learn about the current fund, including application information.
Organization provides grants to film, video, and new media artists. Learn how to apply, get profiles of grantees, and read the latest news.
Experimental Television Center - Grants
Read about the various grants offered by this New York media arts organization, including finishing, presentation, and technical assistance funds.
Film Arts Foundation - Grants
Explore guidelines and get application information for grants sponsored by this San Francisco filmmaking organization. Includes a list of past recipients.
This foundation, based in Pasedena, CA, has supported experimental and interdisciplinary mediamakers for over 15 years.
For lesbian-led film/video projects which explicitly address lesbian issues.
Flicker Film Grant
Austin's support organization for filmmakers sponsors this grant for deserving local talent. Learn how to apply, and meet past winners.
Ford Foundation Media, Arts and Culture Grants Database
Browse a directory of grants for artists in many fields hosted by the organization dedicated to democracy and international cooperation.
On line resource for researching funders, with tips on proposal writing
Frameline Completion Fund
Learn about this grant which assists lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender film and video makers complete their projects, and meet past winners.
Funding Exchange/Paul Robeson Fund for Independent Media
Progressive independent media with community organization component.
The Fund for Jewish Documentary Filmmaking
Supports original documentary films and videos by American documentarians that promote thoughtful consideration of Jewish history, culture, identity, and contemporary issues.
Hollywood Film Foundation
Foundation awards grants to beginning filmmakers working on low budget films shot mostly in the state of California. Learn how to contact the organization.
Independent Television Service (ITVS)
Production licensing for innovative, diverse programming for public TV.
International Film Seminars - Scholarships
Organization sponsors several grants and fellowships for filmmakers interested in attending the Robert Flaherty Film Seminar. Download applications.
Jan Vrijman Fund
Review the regulations governing the awarding of this grant for documentary filmmakers sponsored by the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam.
For artists in Minnesota or the five boroughs of New York City.
Marin Arts Council - Grants
Funded by the Marin Community Foundation, this grant program awards money to residents of Marin County, California for works in a variety of media. Read the FAQ.
Media Artists Resource Center - Grants
Review the guidelines for application to this grant program funded by the film and video maker support organization in St. Paul.
Minnesota Independent Film Fund
Competitive loan for project development, open to Minnesota residents.
National Asian American Telecommunications Assoc. - Media Fund
Read an overview of this fund for independent media producers making television for and about Asian Americans, and download the application.
National Black Programming Consortium
Media arts and funding organization dedicated to the promotion, funding, preservation, and distribution of diverse films emanating from African American communities.
The National Endowment for the Humanities
iIndependent federal agencythat funds media, including films, tha tenrich the Arts, education, and humanities in America.
New York Foundation for the Arts
Offers financial and informational support to the artists in New York State and throughout the United States.
New York State Council on the Arts
For New York State residents, excluding students.
The Open Society Institute’s Youth Media Program
Grant foundation that promotes media access for low-income youth, particularly minorities and other under-served communities.
Pacific Pioneer Fund
Devoted to support of emerging documentary filmmakers in Washington, California and Oregon. Print the application form.
charitable giving program of Playboy Enterprises that provides funding to documentary film and video projects in the postproduction stage.
Rhode Island Committee for the Humanities - Grants
Get deadlines and an application checklist for the grants offered by this organization for fields like media production and script development.
Roy W. Dean Film and Video Grants
Learn how to apply for this grant which benefits makers of short films, documentaries, and other unique projects. Includes profiles of past winners.
Soros Documentary Fund
Seed money or production/distribution funds for social issue documentaries.
Southern Humanities Media Fund
Grant awards approximately $110,000 to support production costs of one to three significant regional media projects. Learn how to apply.
Squeaky Wheel - Opportunities
Media arts center lists opportunities for artists, including calls for work, a residency program, and exhibition possibilities.
Texas Filmmakers Production Fund
For emerging media artists of Texas.
Thousand Words - Finishing Fund
Filmmakers with incomplete projects can apply to this production and finance company to receive funds to finish their films.
WriteMovies.com - Short Film Contest
Screenwriter consultants sponsor this contest for short films and videos, awarding $500 and industry exposure to the lucky winner. Learn about the rules and entry fee.