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, email@example.com or (650) 996-3122 (questions).