$10K Film Grants Support Emerging Documentarians

Private Funder: Pacific Pioneer Fund; Opportunity: Emerging Documentary Filmmakers Grant Program; Funding Focus: Arts; Geographic Focus: California, Oregon and Washington state; Eligibility: Nonprofits, filmmakers (the fund encourages applications from new or younger filmmakers); Funding: Multiple awards ranging to $10,000 each; Deadline: Dec. 1 (rejected applicants must wait one year to reapply).

Summary: Grants support innovative video projects. The Pacific Pioneer Fund supports emerging documentary for film or video documentaries. Filmmakers must partner with eligible nonprofits, which will supervise the project. The fund seeks younger, emerging filmmakers who have been in the business less than 10 years. There are no restrictions on subject matter; filmmakers are eligible for only one grant from the fund. The application can be found at: http://goo.gl/k6mdLQ

Info: Pacific Pioneer Fund, P.O. Box 20504, Stanford, CA 94309; Armin Rosencranz, armin@stanford.edu or (650) 996-3122 (questions).

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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