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MacArthur Foundation Open Call for up to $200,000 in Documentary Funding (Deadline Imminent)

MacArthur Foundation Open Call for up to $200,000 in Documentary Funding (Deadline Imminent)

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is currently accepting proposals for documentary film and transmedia projects. Filmmakers interested in applying have until tomorrow, September 7 to submit. So get to it!

The program seeks to fund documentary projects that address the significant social challenges of our time or explore important but under-reported topics.  Domestic and international topics are welcome, and preference will be given to projects that align with one of MacArthur’s grant making areas ( To learn more about these areas,  visit:

Support will be provided for production and post-production activities, and to experienced filmmakers based in the U.S. with track records of completing feature-length films that have been broadcast nationally and internationally. The typical grant range is between $50,000 and $200,000. For more information and to apply, visit and click “Grant Guidelines.”

Good luck!

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wow. would have loved to have known about this earlier. thanks for bringing it to my attention though but shoot! wish i could have applied.


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