CAAM Documentary Fund Open Call

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Submissions are open for the CAAM Documentary Fund Open Call from Wednesday, September 8, 2021, through Wednesday, October 20, 2021. Due to adjustments in CAAM’s annual calendar of activities, and more targeted public media programming efforts, the Documentary Fund Open Call is moving from a bi-annual to annual application period. In light of this, please […]

Wallace Foundation New Initiative In the Arts

The Wallace Foundation is launching a five-year, $53 million initiative focused on arts organizations of color.​ Aimed at fostering equitable improvements in the arts, the initiative begins with this guiding question: Facing strategic challenges, how do arts organizations of color leverage their experience and community orientation to sustain their relevance and increase their resilience? The […]

Learn How to Start An Oral History Project

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Offered by the Los Angeles Preservation Network, learn how to start an oral history program! Mon, August 23, 2021 11am – 12:30pm Registration, $15 suggested donation In this 90-minute online session, Oral Historian Jenni Matz (Director, Television Academy Foundation Interviews) will cover a basic overview of starting an oral history project. The presentation will touch […]

Mellon Foundation Call for Proposals to Community-Based Archives

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation invites community-based archives in the United States and its territories to submit applications for its 2021 Call for Proposals to Community-Based Archives. These grants will provide support to archives in one or more of the following areas of need: Operational costs, including staff, space, and utilities. Collections care, including the […]

California Black Freedom Fund New Funding

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As part of a new, five-year, $100 million initiative dedicated to Black power-building and organizing in California, Akonadi Foundation joins other funders for the California Black Freedom Fund to provide grants to Black-led organizing efforts working to eradicate systemic and institutional racism. In its second round of grantmaking, California Black Freedom Fund will prioritize support for Black-led grassroots organizations […]

Poets & Writers CA Virtual Town Hall

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Poets & Writers is pleased to present the next California Virtual Town Hall Meeting, which will be held via Zoom, Tuesday, April 6, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Join Poets & Writers for a special presentation by Lucille Lang Day and Ruth Nolan, co-editors of Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California (Scarlet Tanager Books, 2018), […]

Museums and California Education Standards Webinar

On Friday, February 26th, the California Association of Museums is co-sponsoring a webinar with the California Department of Education (CDE). This two-hour event will launch the call for applications for the 2021 Superintendent’s Award for Excellence in Museum Education and serve as a primer on California’s academic standards and curriculum frameworks, presented by CDE content […]

Unladylike2020 Where Are the Women? Summit

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Unladylike2020 is convening the Where Are the Women? Summit, in partnership with PBS American Masters, WNET, National Women’s History Museum, National Council for the Social Studies, National Council for History Education, National Women’s Hall of Fame, and National Women’s History Alliance, and in collaboration with PBS LearningMedia, with funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, to investigate […]

BAVC MediaMaker Fellowship Application Open

The Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) seeks candidates who have the potential to impact our understanding of how documentaries can transform the world, as well as expanding the quality of the art of nonfiction. The cohort is a collaborative, community-driven space that places diversity, representation, and ethical relationships with storytelling at the very forefront of […]