MacArthur Foundation | Documentary Film Grant

by Jahnabi Das
(Durgapur, W.B., India)

MacArthur Foundation | Documentary Film Grant

MacArthur Foundation | Documentary Film Grant

MacArthur Foundation offers grants to provide the public with high-quality, professionally-produced documentary films, deep and analytical journalism, and well-produced news and public affairs programming. MacArthur supports U.S.-based independent documentary filmmakers for the production and distribution of social-issue documentary films intended for a broad audience.

In 2011, the grantmaking budget for this program area is $8.5 million.

Proposals may be submitted electronically via 4answers (at) until June 1, 2011.

Proposal Guidelines:

1. 3-5 page description of the project with a link to a trailer or clips (if available)

2. 1 page budget including confirmed and potential income sources

3. 1 page description of the production team’s background

No additional materials like DVDs are to be sent which may delay consideration of your submission.

Grantmaking Guidelines are available at :

MacArthur Fundation - Documentary Film Grant

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