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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Fledgling Fund Film Grant

Grant for film 
Deadline 02-14-2013

The Fledgling Fund is a a private foundation driven by the passionate belief that film can inspire a better world. They support grantees in their efforts to design and execute meaningful film projects. The organization offers grants that support outreach and audience engagement. They also share knowledge, experience and the lessons they have learned to help them navigate an evolving field and identify resources that can advance their projects.

They welcome applicants and projects from both inside and outside of the United States. However, before receiving a grant, all applicants must have a fiscal sponsor based in the United States. This does not need to be in place for you to submit the letter of inquiry or the application but it must be in place for the funds to be disbursed.

More information can be found at: http://www.thefledglingfund.org/apply


Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Citizens' Institute on Rural Design Grant

Community Grant
Deadline- 03-05-2013

The Citizens' Institute on Rural Design (CIRD) provides communities access to the resources they need to convert their own good ideas into reality. CIRD offers annual competitive funding to as many as four small towns or rural communities to host a two-and-a-half day community design workshop. With support from a wide range of design, planning and creative placemaking professionals, the workshops bring together local leaders from non-profits, community organizations, and government to develop actionable solutions to the community's pressing design challenges. The community receives additional support through webinars, conference calls, and web-based resources.

The Citizens' Institute on Rural Design is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts, it helps rural communities with populations of 50,000 or fewer improve their quality of life and economic health through facilitated design workshops. The program builds teams of local leaders, community organizations, and specialists in design, planning, and creative placemaking to help rural communities strengthen their economies, enhance their rural character, leverage their cultural assets, and design efficient housing and transportation systems. Each community selected to participate in the Institute will receive $7,000 in 1:1 matching funds to plan and host a two-day workshop.