Grant Awards

300000 to Make a Documentary Film

The primary focus of funding is independent documentary film. Grant awards for production typically range from $50,000 to $300,000 and provide partial support for documentary series and individual independent films. The gift funds are awarded both nationally and internationally. Contact: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, 140 S. Dearborn St., Ste. 1100, Chicago, IL 60603-5285; (312) 726-8000; Fax: (312) 920-6258


7500 to Teach Children History

The CiviConnections Grant awards $7,500 grants to a team of three teachers for implementing a new program that provides teacher teams and students in grades 3-12 with opportunities to link local historical inquiry with community service-learning activities. Contact: National Council for the Social Studies, 8555 16th St., N.W., Ste. 500, Silver Spring, MD 20910; (301) 588-1800; Fax: (301) 588-2049