New Fund for Women Media Entrepreneurs
Deadline: January 23, 2013
NMWE grant funding is available for news websites, apps or other
ideas that offer interactive opportunities to provide news and
information. These can be solo ideas or team projects spearheaded by women. Apply here.
LEF Moving Image Fund (MIF)
Letter of Intent Deadline: January 25, 2013
Moving Image Fund provides pre-production, production, and post production grants to long-form documentaries (40+ min). Primary
creative personnel must reside in New England. Apply here.
The Good Pitch (Europe, New York and San Francisco)
Deadline: January 28, 2013 (4pm UK time)
Filmmaking teams pitch their project and its associated outreach campaign to NGO's, foundations, philanthropists, brands and media
with the aim of creating unique coalitions and campaigns around each
film to accelerate its impact and influence. Apply here.
Catapult Film Fund
Deadline: January 30, 2013
Offers early funding to U.S. based documentary filmmakers who have
a compelling story to tell, have secured access to their story and are ready to shoot and edit a trailer/reel for production fundraising purposes. Grants range $5,000-$20,000. Apply here.
Women in Film Foundation Finishing Fund
Applications Open: January 31, 2013
The Women in Film Foundation's Film Finishing Fund supports films by, for or about women by providing cash grants of up to $15,000 and in-kind services. Apply here.
DOHA Film Institute
Deadline: January 31, 2013
The Doha Film Institute can fund a project across any stage of production: from development and production to post-production and prints and advertising. Apply here.
The New IDFA Bertha Fund
Deadlines: February 1, 2013 and May 15, 2013
The IDFA Bertha Fund supports documentary filmmakers and festivals in developing countries by offering them financial contributions to complete their projects. Apply here.
Gucci/Tribeca Documentary Fund
Deadline: February 5, 2013
Provides finishing funds to feature-length documentaries which highlight and humanize issues of social importance from around the world. Apply here.
Documentary Fund | Deadline: February 5, 2013
Creative Production Fellowship | Deadline: February 8, 2013
The Fledgling Fund - Creative Media Initiative
Deadline: Initial Letter of Inquiry: February 12, 2013
The Fledgling Fund supports innovative media projects that can play critical roles in igniting social change. Mostly interested in
Documentaries and the average grant size is $10k-$13k. Apply here.
Creative Work Fund
Letter of Inquiry Deadline: March 1, 2013
Projects feature one or more artists collaborating with 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations; must feature a lead artist with a strong track record as a traditional artist or a visual artist. Apply here.
Next grant round: February to March 1, 2013
Organization that provides integrated financial and advisory support to artists pursuing adventurous projects in all disciplines. Apply here.
Bertha Britdoc Connect Fund | Deadline: March 4, 2013.
The Bertha Britdoc Documentary Journalism Fund |
Deadline: Application Now Open
Native American Public Telecommunications TV Production Fund
Deadline: March 16, 2013
NAPT is particularly interested in projects that profile Native American leaders, activists and artists-those whose work has great impact on Native culture today. Apply here.