Other Funding Sources
TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund
Tribeca Film Institute is awarding over $500,000 and submissions are open! The TFI SLOAN FILMMAKER FUND seeks narrative features with science, technology and math themes and storylines at any stage from treatment to completed film, and offers financial support, guidance, mentorship and networking opportunities. The newly expanded Tribeca All Access program provides grants and extended mentorship to filmmakers from traditionally underrepresented communities with exciting narrative and documentary projects. All TFI Artist Support Programs: TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund, TAA, Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund, TFI Documentary Fund and TFI Latin America Media Arts Fund are open for submissions through December 8!
Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB)
The Public Media Content Fund (PMCF) is an open invitation to independent producers to submit proposals for documentaries, limited series or short digital video programs for online distribution (no longer than 20 minutes) that meet LPB’s Content Priorities and are appropriate for public television and/or one of its platforms.
Current Issues Fund
A solicitation supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
June 3, 2019, 5 PM PST. Applications must be submitted to the LPB 2019 Funding Cycle online application process, please click here.
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
1320 Braddock Place, Alexandria, VA 22314-1698
Find out more about the variety of funding and broadcasting opportunities available to independent producers at PBS.
The Sundance Documentary Film Program
The Sundance Documentary Film Program supports non-fiction filmmakers worldwide in the production of cinematic documentaries on contemporary themes.
The Documentary Core Application Project
The Documentary Core Application is a collaborative effort by grantors who regularly fund documentary projects to standardize application requirements, with the aim of fostering greater access and a more equitable and sustainable documentary field.
Miami Beach Cultural Tourism Grant Program
Each year the City of Miami Beach and the Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority (VCA) share in funding the Cultural Tourism Grant Program. The objective of the program is to provide funding for activities, events with yearlong cultural tourism promotion and programming that supports and advances the missions of the VCA and the Miami Beach Cultural Arts Council (CAC).
Funding for the Cultural Tourism Grants is determined by a combined panel of VCA and the CAC members. The panel meets once a year to review grant applications. For more information visit the Miami Beach VCA website.
The WIFF Film Finishing Fund
The WIFF Film Finishing Fund supports filmmakers who make thoughtful and provocative films by or about women. The program was created to assist filmmakers seeking completion funds for works which demonstrate advanced, innovative skills and which relate to the goals of Women In Film.
The funding cycle begins in December of each year, so please visit Women In Film on or after December 1st to review and download the application. The application gives complete information about the eligibility requirements and procedures.
The Woman Make Movies Production Assistance Program
The Women Make Movies Production Assistance Program was established in 1988 to develop and support women in independent production. The program fulfills this mission by offering fiscal sponsorship to film and video projects and by providing independent filmmakers with valuable information and guidance through our semi-annual workshops. Together these programs reflect Women Make Movies commitment to outreach and development of both emerging and established women film and video makers.
For more funding options please visit the Governor's Office of Film & Entertainment website.