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Pacific Pioneer Fund

The Pacific Pioneer Fund supports emerging documentary filmmakers—those who have demonstrated commitment to the craft of making documentaries for a period of no more than ten years of practical film or video experience. Grants to support filmmakers are limited to filmmakers or videographers who live and work in California, Oregon and Washington. The grant range is $1,000-$10,000.

Artist Trust

Artist Trust is dedicated to supporting Washington State artists working in all creative disciplines by providing Washington State artists of all creative disciplines the necessary support to launch and sustain successful careers, through financial grants, career training and professional resources.

Seattle Office of Arts and Culture

The Office of Arts & Culture envisions a city driven by creativity that provides the opportunity for everyone to engage in diverse arts and cultural experiences. Their cultural partnerships include funding opportunities, initiatives and training for organizations, individual artists, youth arts programs, neighborhood and community groups.

NWFF’s Documentary Film Fund

Northwest Film Forum’s Documentary Film Fund supports excellent new documentary film projects in the Northwest (including Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska) at any stage of completion. The Fund offers vital support to emerging filmmakers, helping promising films transition more rapidly from the planning stage to production, and providing a platform to introduce excellent new documentaries into the world.

4Culture Art Projects

Art Projects seeks to enhance the cultural life of King County by providing grant funds for arts projects. We fund artists and small arts groups, working in all creative disciplines including music, media, dance, theater, literature and visual art.  Proposed projects range from traditional craft to skywriting.