Film Grants Rolling Deadlines

No deadlines so you are able to apply to a film grant at any time.
Film grants available all year round

SFFILM Rainin Grant

The program is open to filmmakers in the US and internationally who can commit to spending time developing the film in San Francisco.

Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition

Scriptaplooza Screenwriting Competition has become one of few most relevant screenwriting competitions in the industry, and has maintained its early days goal of helping as many writers as possible every year.

Diversity Development Fund

Diversity Development Fund gives producers of color up to $25,000 in research and development funding so you can develop your documentary for public media.

Sloan Distribution Grant

The Sloan Distribution Grant is a $50,000 grant awarded by Film Independent to a film that is entering its distribution phase.

Just Films Ford Foundation

The Ford Foundation seeks to reduce inequality in all of its forms, and artist-driven documentary and emerging media projects are crucial to this effort.

BlueCat Screenplay Competition

BlueCat accepts both feature length and short screenplays, and in keeping with our longstanding tradition, every screenplay will receive one written analysis, with our best screenplays receiving over $40,000 in cash prizes.

Alter-Ciné Foundation

The Foundation awards a grant aimed at young filmmakers born and living in Africa, Asia or Latin America who want to direct a film in the language of their choice that respects the aims of the Foundation.

Aide aux Cinémas du Monde

This is a selective fund, and is granted as a subsidy either before or after completion of a project. It is granted to foreign feature-length film projects that are seeking support from French co-producers.