Friday, August 22, 2008

Upcoming Grants

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Foundation Institutional Grants Program
The Academy Foundation, the educational and preservation wing of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is accepting applications from film-related nonprofit organizations, schools, and colleges for its Institutional Grants Program. The grants program is designed to fulfill one of the Academy's fundamental purposes - to foster educational activities between the public and the film industry, and to encourage an appreciation of the motion picture as an art form and a vocation. The Academy Grants Committee considers all applications that represent programs that foster appreciation and excellence in film-making, within the following guidelines: grants are not awarded to cover the expenses of producing a film or films; grants are not awarded to support activities related to the completion of a doctoral dissertation or other academic advancement; grants are not awarded to commercial institutions or organizations, or to individuals pursuing activities related to their employment by profit-making organizations; grants are not awarded to film festivals (the academy has a separate Festival Grants Program); grants are not awarded for support of administrative, equipment, or overhead expenses; and grants are not awarded to cover the expenses involved in television research and projects. Typical funding ranges from $5,000 to $15,000 per institution. Application deadline: January 15, 2009.
BJ's Charitable Foundation - Grants for Community Programs
The mission of BJ’s Charitable Foundation is to enhance and enrich community programs that primarily benefit children and families. The majority of BJ’s Charitable Foundation giving is focused on organizations that: promote the safety, security and well-being of children and families; support education and health programs; provide community service opportunities; and aid in hunger and disaster relief. Eligible applicants include: 501(c)(3) organizations with programs that positively impact communities where BJ's Clubs are located. Award ceiling: unspecified. Application deadline: October 6, 2008.
Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program
The Department of Community Affairs (DCA) announces anticipated funding availability under the Florida Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. Subject to the receipt of funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Department will allocate an estimated $17.6 million of Federal Fiscal Year 2008 funding for Commercial Revitalization, Housing Rehabilitation and Neighborhood Revitalization projects. In addition, approximately $138,779 will be available for Planning and Design Specifications grants. In order to be eligible to apply in these categories, applicants cannot have an open grant in any of the three program categories. Eligible applicants include: non-entitlement cities with fewer than 50,000 residents and counties with fewer than 200,000 residents, or cities that opt out of an urban entitlement program. Application deadline: September 29, 2008.
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