"ITVS funds, presents and promotes award-winning documentaries and dramas on public television and cable, innovative new media projects on the Web and the Emmy Award-winning weekly series Independent Lens Tuesday nights at 10:00 PM on PBS."
The Center for Independent Documentary can be both a grant outlet and also a source of useful information. Find our more here: http://www.documentaries.org/
The Vermont Arts Council awards grants every year to further its mission "To advance and preserve the arts at the center of Vermont communities." Past recipients ave included filmmakers, film festivals and film showcasing venues, among many, many others. Grant applications to the Vermont Arts Council are judged according to specific criteria available on the Council's Web site. The site also includes previous annual reports detailing past winners of Vermont Arts Council grants. If you are interested in securing a grant from the Council and you know a past winner, consider contacting them for advice. Find out more about the Vermont Arts Council's grants here: http://www.vermontartscouncil.org/Gr
Check for possible grant opportunities from the Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: http://www.oscars.org/grants/index.html
Look for grant opportunities from the NEA here: http://www.nea.gov/grants/apply/index.html
The LEF foundation has long been a supporter of the arts through grants made from its California and New England offices. For the upcoming year, the Foundation has made changes to its long-established Moving Image Fund grant program. The Foundation has decided to award a smaller number of larger grants and to focus on documentary filmmakers. The Foundation has established a January, 2009 deadline for letters of intention to seek its grants in 2009.
For more information, please visit: http://www.lef-foundation.org/page.php/id/126