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FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: California Documentary Project Grants

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FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: California Documentary Project Grants


The California Documentary Project (CDP) is a competitive grant program that supports the research and development and production stages of film, audio, and digital media projects that seek to document California in all its complexity. Projects should use the humanities to provide context, depth and perspective and reach and engage broad audiences through multiple means, including but not limited to radio and television broadcasts, podcasts, online distribution and interactive media, community screenings and discussions, in classrooms and libraries, at cultural centers, film festivals, and beyond. Funding is available in two categories:



California Humanities will offer the next informational grant workshops and online webinars on how to apply to the 2018 California Documentary Project (CDP) grant program in August and September 2018. Dates will be posted here once they are available or please join our mailing list to receive announcements of deadlines and workshop dates directly.

Research and Development Grants up to $10,000
Production Grants up to $50,000

The next deadline for CDP Production and R&D Grants is November 1, 2018 at 5pm

Coming soon: CDP Next Gen Grants for emerging California mediamakers 18 and under. Deadline September 14, 2018. Please check back for grant guidelines and application instructions.