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LIFT – Early Career Support for Native Artists / Deadline: March 16

The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) provides the LIFT–Early Career Support for Native Artists program, a one-year award and early career support program for emerging Native artists to develop and realize new projects. LIFT provides financial support and professional development to artists whose work aims to uplift communities and advance positive social change. Eligible applicants...
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New Voices Filmmaker Grant / Deadline: February 28

Netflix and NewFest have partnered for a new initiative, the New Voices Filmmaker Grant that supports emerging LGBTQ+ filmmakers. Four filmmakers with documentary, narrative, animated or episodic projects by and about the LGBTQ+ community will each receive a $25,000 grant. The Grant seeks to support the creation of work from underrepresented voices in the film...
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Art Omi Residency / Deadline: January 2

Located in the Hudson Valley of New York, Art Omi has five distinct residency programs supporting artists working in dance, music, visual art, architecture, and writing. The residency is free to all artists with lodging and meals provided. Click here for more information and to apply.
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Firelight Media Film Grants / Deadline: October 29

Firelight Media invites emerging filmmakers living in the American Midwest whoidentify as Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color (BIPOC) to submit proposals orworks-in-progress for a new digital shorts series, HOMEGROWN: Future Visions. Eight selected filmmakers will receive $35,000 to produce an 8-10 minute non-fictionshort film. The filmmakers will work with Firelight Media from development throughdistribution,...
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Indigenous Arts Initiative / Deadline: October 1

The Indigenous Arts Initiative (IAI) supports a rotating series of Indigenous art labs that provide Indigenous artists an opportunity to hone creative skills, expand professional networks and gain leadership experience through collaborative, mentor-based programming at the University of Kansas. As a partnership between KCAIC, KU Film and Media Studies, the Spencer Museum of Art, and...
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Unlock Her Potential (UHP) / Deadline: September 15

Unlock  Her Potential (UHP) is a free mentorship program for Women of Color in various industries, including Film & TV. There are a few short answer questions. No need to submit a resume or portfolio for this application but must have an active LinkedIn account. 
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Davey Foundation Short Film Grants / Deadline: August 31

Davey Foundation supports emerging filmmakers with financial grants valued up to $5,000 each, and gear grants, valued at up to $10,000 each, provided by Film Exchange. Filmmakers also receive mentorship from experienced filmmakers. The Davey Foundation was created in 2013 in memory of writer, actor, director, and producer David Fetzer following his death at the...
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MediaMaker Fellowship / Deadline: February 14

The MediaMaker Fellowship is devoted to supporting documentary filmmakers grappling with critical issues of our time through the use of bold cinematic language and innovative impact strategies. This fellowship is seeking candidates who have the potential to impact understanding of how documentaries can transform the world, as well as expanding the quality of the art of...
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The Puffin Foundation Ltd. Grant / Deadline: December 15

The Puffin Foundation Ltd. provides grants to artists and art organizations who are often excluded from mainstream opportunities due to their race, gender, or social philosophy. For the upcoming grant cycle, they will only be accepting applications in Video/Film and Environmental. Average grants are approximately $1,250. The maximum grant size is $2,500. Interested applicants are...
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Barbara Hammer Lesbian Experimental Film Grant / Deadline: November 1

The Barbara Hammer Lesbian Experimental Filmmaking Grant is an annual grant of $7000 that will be awarded to self-identified lesbians for making visionary moving-image art. Work can be experimental animation, experimental documentary, experimental narrative, cross-genre, or solely experimental. Applicants must be based in the U.S. This grant was established by Hammer in 2017 to give needed support...
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