The 2014 California Documentary Project grant application deadline is coming right up! Interested in applying? Grant guidelines, application materials, and a list of previously supported projects are available here.
The California Documentary Project is a competitive grants program that supports documentary film, radio, and new media productions that enhance our understanding of California and its cultures, peoples, and histories. Media projects that use the humanities to provide context, depth, and perspective and that are suitable for California and national audiences through broadcast and/or distribution are invited to apply. Eligible applicants can apply for research and development or production funding. Award amounts range from $10,000 up to $50,000.
Since 2003, Cal Humanities has awarded over $4 million to film, radio, and interactive documentaries about California subjects and issues of national relevance. Previously supported projects include The Case Against 8, Seeking Asian Female, We Were Here: The AIDS Years in San Francisco, Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone, Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning, Wonder Woman: The Untold Story of American Superheroes, and many more.
The deadline to apply is Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 5pm. Click here to watch a webinar on how to apply.
Past CDP grant recipients