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"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

"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

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OPEN—California Documentary Grants

August 31, 2023September 1, 2023

Free
A grid of images from four films.

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:

  • Research and Development Grants up to $15,000 (new amount for 2023)
  • Production Grants up to $50,000

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 jlightfoot@calhum.org.

Details

Start:
August 31, 2023
End:
September 1, 2023
Cost:
Free
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CA United States
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