Updated: Jun 18, 2020
Funding for womxn and LGBTQ+ filmmakers exists, but it can be hard to find. So, we've compiled a list to make it easier! By deadline:
The Loreen Arbus Disability Awareness Grant - Award: $7,500 - Requirements: Films must be on physical or developmental disability issues. - Deadline: September 27th, 2019 at 11:59PM EST
In-Kind Post Production Grants - Award: Sound mix or color grading session - Requirements: Films must have completed principal photography and be at a rough cut or final stage to be eligible. - Deadline: September 27th, 2019 at 11:59PM EST
The Nancy Malone Marketing & Promotion Grant - Award: $5,000 - Requirements: Films must be recently completed or currently completed. Films co-directed by a man are ineligible. - Deadline: September 27th, 2019 at 11:59PM EST
The Ravenal Foundation Feature Film Grant - Award: $7,500 - Requirements: Director must be a second-time dramatic feature film director over the age of 40. - Deadline: September 27th, 2019 at 11:59PM EST
The TO.GET.HER Finishing Fund - Award: $2,000-$4,000 - Requirements: Film must be 90% completed and filmmakers must be based in California. - Deadline: October 15th
Frameline Completion Fund - Award: $5,000 - Requirements: Films must be about LGBTQ+ people and be 90% finished. - Deadline: (postmarked) October 31st, 2019
(Egg)celerator Lab - Award: $5,000-$10,000 - Requirements: Must be a first or second time director. - Deadline: TBA, typically June.
Women in Film Finishing Fund - Award: $1,000 - $25,000 - Requirements: Film must be 90% finished. - Deadline: TBA, typically July.
Horizon Award - Award: Mentorship at Sundance - Requirements: Specifically must be directed by a womxn. - Deadline: TBA, typically September.
Glass Breaker Films Catalyst Grants - Award: $7,000 - Requirements: Filmmaker must be less than 5 years out of college. - Deadline: Rolling (funds replenished periodically)
Women's Film Preservation Fund - Award: Up to $10,00 - Requirements: Films must have originally been made on film. - Deadline: Periodic This list will be updated as more information becomes available. Last updated: September 15th, 2019. Did we miss one? Leave a comment below