"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more when it is in context."
— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project
Image: Stills from CDP projects Song of Salt, MIJA, Sansón and Me, Fanny: The Right to Rock.
DEADLINE—Are you a mediamaker working on a California story? We invite applications for the next round of California Documentary Project (CDP) grants in support of film, audio, or digital media projects that document California subjects and issues; use the humanities to provide context, depth, and perspective; and have the potential to reach and engage audiences statewide and nationally through multiple means.
Funding is available in two categories:
Applications open September 1, 2023. This year’s application deadline is Wednesday, November 1, 2023, 5 pm PT.
Register HERE for a free CDP grant application informational webinar on September 13 at 10-11 am PDT.
Visit the California Documentary Project grants page for guidelines, application instructions, a list of previously awarded projects, and to register for a free informational webinar. Click HERE to apply.
For more information, contact Director of Media & Journalism Programs, John Lightfoot at email@example.com.