List of the Best Documentary Grants to Fund Your Film

List of the Best Documentary Grants to Fund Your Film

Here is the list of upcoming Film Grants for Documentaries to bring your important story to life. For filmmakers around the world, FilmDaily massive #filmfunding resource shows you the #documentary grants by upcoming deadline. Apply with ease by just clicking on the links for more information on each grant.

Documentary Funding

IDFA Bertha Fund

IDFA Bertha Fund

The IDFA Bertha Fund is the only fund in the world dedicated solely to stimulating and empowering the creative documentary sector in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and parts of Eastern Europe.

Sheffield Documentary MeetMarket

Sheffield Documentary MeetMarket

The Sheffield MeetMarket is one of the world’s largest documentary and factual markets and pitching forums, selected projects will have the opportunity to meet with top Decision Makers among 300+ international funders, broadcasters, distributors and exhibitors.

Sundance Preservation Fund

Sundance Preservation Fund

The Sundance Preservation Fund was established to help protect and preserve independent stories, which are vital to both the history of independent storytelling and the heritage of Sundance Institute.

Filmmakers Without Borders

Filmmakers Without Borders

Filmmakers Without Borders supports independent filmmakers around the world via grants and other funding initiatives. Supported projects include narrative films, documentary films, and new media projects that align with themes of social justice, empowerment, and cultural exchange.

NEH Media Production Grants

NEH Media Production Grants

Production Grants support film, television, and radio projects for general audiences that encourage active engagement with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways.

The Jerome Foundation’s Film and Video Grant Program

The Jerome Foundation’s Film and Video Grant Program

The Jerome Foundation’s Film and Video Grant Program is a production grant program for individual film and video artists who work in the genres of experimental, narrative, animation, and documentary production.

Deadline: 17 January

The Doc Shop Toronto

The Doc Shop Toronto

The Hot Docs industry conference and market in Toronto offers exceptional professional development, networking, and business opportunities to dcumentary filmmakers and industry professionals at all levels of experience.

Deadline: 20 January

FilmDaily Funding Newsletter

FilmDaily Funding Newsletter

Receive the free FilmDaily upcoming film grants delivered to your mailbox once a month. Film funding is available to filmmakers anywhere in the world, with lots of time to apply.

Film Business Plan

Film Business Plan

The film business plan is a step-by-step guide on how to structure your film as a business and projects what your film will cost to develop and operate.


Upcoming Film Grants in your Mailbox, it’s Free

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Best Documentary Film Courses Online

Best Documentary Film Courses Online

Here is a list of the best online documentary courses. Within a couple of days you will learn from top documentary professionals how to write, structure and shoot your documentary.

Top Box Office Documentary Loglines

Top Box Office Documentary Loglines

Writing your #Documentary Logline is as important as the script itself. Here are #logline examples that shows you how in a sentence or two describe your film so that producers and film investors immediately know what your documentary is about.

Documentary Budget

Documentary Budget

Documentary budget that includes the calculation of grants, donations and fundraising income.


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