Film Grants United States 2021

Carolyn’s First Decade Fund

Carolyn’s First Decade Fund

Carolyn’s First Decade Fund is a professional development grant designed to help advance the careers of individuals in their first decade of working as media professionals and provide them with access to continuing skills development and to the larger film community.

ITVS Open Call

ITVS Open Call

Open Call provides completion funds for single nonfiction public television programs on any subject, and from any viewpoint. Projects must have begun production as evidenced by a work-in-progress video.

Pare Lorentz Documentary Fund

Pare Lorentz Documentary Fund

The Pare Lorentz Documentary Fund supports feature length documentary films that reflect the spirit and nature of Pare Lorentz's work, exhibiting objective research, artful storytelling, strong visual style, high production values, artistic writing, and outstanding music composition, as well as s

Creative Capital

Creative Capital

Creative Capital provides each funded project with up to $50,000 in direct funding and career development services valued at $45,000, for a total commitment of up to $95,000 per project.

Film and Video Individual Project Funding Canada

Film and Video Individual Project Funding Canada

This funding provides up to $15,000 to support the development of individual Alberta artists, arts administrators, or an ensemble of artists by providing funding for a specific film and video arts projects in Canada.

NVTVF’s Independent Pilot Competition

NVTVF’s Independent Pilot Competition

Every year, NVTVF accepts independently-produced television pilots and web series from around the world for exposure, awards and development deals with Lionsgate, NatGeo, the Travel Channel, and Sundance Channel, to name a few.

Women Make Movies Fiscal Sponsorship

Women Make Movies Fiscal Sponsorship

Fiscal Sponsorship is designed for women filmmakers who are actively fundraising for their film project and need 501(c)(3) non-profit tax-exempt status. Your project must be a non-commercial film, VR, or multimedia project. The project director must be a woman.

The Film Collaborative Fiscal Sponsorship

The Film Collaborative Fiscal Sponsorship

Fiscal Sponsorship is used when a non-profit film or film-related project or event wants to secure funding from individual, foundation, government or corporate sources that give only to nonprofit organizations with IRS tax-exempt status.


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