Other Incentives

Grant Information

Click on a title below to learn more about the various grants available in Oregon.

  • #OregonMade Creative Foundation

    The #OregonMade Creative Foundation is working with strategic partners to bring new opportunities to Oregon media makers.

    For more information, Click here or contact the #OregonMade Creative Foundation: makeit@oregonmade.org

  • Oregon Media Arts Fellowship

    The Oregon Media Arts Fellowship(s) provides financial and other support for production expenses to enable Oregon film or video artists to create or complete new work or works in progress. The Media Arts Fellowship recognizes and assists media artists whose work shows exceptional promise and who have demonstrated a commitment to film or video art. The Oregon Arts Commission and the Oregon Media Production Association fund the program. The Media Arts Fellowship program is administered by the Northwest Film Center..

    For more information about the Fellowship, Click here or contact Ben Popp: ben@nwfilm.org

  • RACC Artists Fellowships
    The Regional Arts & Culture Council recognizes individual artistic achievement and excellence through its annual Individual Artist Fellowship awarded to two artists from Multnomah, Washington, or Clackamas Counties. The Fellowship, which includes a cash award of $20,000, helps individual artists of high merit sustain or enhance their creative process. Fellowships are awarded in rotating disciplines that include Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Media Arts and Literature.

    For more information about this program, Click here

  • Women in Film Portland Grants

    Learn more about WiF Portland Grants, go here.

  • Oregon Arts Commission/Cultural Trust
    The Oregon Arts Commission & The Cultural Trust offers a variety of matching grants to support arts programming in Oregon. Grant programs are supported with general funds from the State of Oregon and the Oregon Cultural Trust, and federal dollars from the National Endowment for the Arts.

    For more information about the Oregon Arts Commission's programs, Click here

    For more information about the Cultural Trust's programs, Click here

  • Nicholl Fellowships for Screenwriting

    Sponsors grants and fellowships to encourage developing filmmakers. Specifically the ACADEMY NICHOLL FELLOWSHIPS for screenwriters.

    For more information about this program, Click here

  • List of 2020 Grants from No Film School
    A large list of grants available from 2020 and beyond from NoFilmSchool.com .

    For more information about this list, Click here

  • PBS/POV Calendar of Grant Deadlines
    Don't miss another deadline: POV's "For Filmmakers" calendar includes funding deadlines, calls for entries, festivals and other documentary events.

    For more information about this list, Click here

  • Creative Capital
    Creative Capital Offers film grants of up to $10,000.

    For more information about this program, Click here

  • Hartley Film Foundation
    Hartley Film Foundation supports compelling documentaries that illuminate the impact of religions and spirituality on the world today.

    For more information about this program click here

  • ITVS Funding
    ITVS funds, distributes, and promotes new programs primarily for public television. They work with independent producers to create and present programs that take creative risks, advance issues, and represent points of view not usually seen on public or commercial television. ITVS is committed to programming that addresses the needs of underserved and underrepresented audiences. They look for programs that bring new audiences to public television and that expand civic participation by bringing diverse voices into the public sphere.

    For more information about these programs, Click here

  • Natl Endowment for the Arts - Arts & Innv
    In pursuit of its commitment to advance the creative capacity of people and communities across the nation, the National Endowment for the Arts announces its second round of funding for FY 2018. This funding round includes annual partnerships with state, jurisdictional, and regional arts agencies as well as the categories of Art Works, Creativity Connects, Our Town, and Research: Art Works. The NEA will award 1,071 grants totaling $81.76 million to support programs that provide jobs to artists, administrators, and other creative workers and arts experiences for millions of people.

    For more information about this program, Click here

  • National Alliance for Media Arts & Culture

    For more information about this program, Click here

  • National Endowment for the Humanities
    NEH is an independent grant-making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities.

    For more information about this program, Click here

  • National Film Preservation Foundation
    The National Film Preservation Foundation (NFPF) was created by the U.S. Congress to save America’s film heritage. Working with archives and others who appreciate film, the NFPF supports preservation activities nationwide that ensure the physical survival of film and improve access to film for study, education and exhibition. The foundation provides grants of $4,000 to $10,000 to nonprofit and public archives for laboratory work to preserve culturally and historically significant film material. Nonprofit funding only.

    For more information about this program, Click here

  • Roy W. Dean Film & Video Grants
    Roy W. Dean Film and Video Grants offers writing and editing grants.

    For more information about this program, Click here

  • Sundance Documentary Film Program
    The Sundance Documentary Film Program supports non-fiction filmmakers worldwide in the production of cinematic documentaries on contemporary themes.

    For more information about this program, Click here

  • National Board of Review Student Grants
    Through the Student Grant Program, the National Board of Review promotes the cinematic future by helping young filmmakers and exhibit them at festivals around the world.

    For more information about this program, Click here

  • Chicken & Egg
    Chicken & Egg Pictures supports women nonfiction filmmakers whose artful and innovative storytelling catalyzes social. Find more here.

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