The All Roads Seed Grant Program funds film projects by and about indigenous and underrepresented minority-culture filmmakers year-round and from all reaches of the globe. The program seeks filmmakers who bring their lives and communities to light through first-person storytelling. Submission deadlines are quarterly on the 15th of each March, June, September, and December. Award notifications are made approximately six weeks after each of these dates. Next Deadline: September 15, 2011. For more information, go to http://events.
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships - Fellowships for advanced professionals in all fields, including the creative arts. Fellowships are intended to further the development of scholars and artists by assisting them to engage in research in any field of knowledge and creation in any of the arts under the freest possible conditions. Fellowships are from 6-12 months, and amount of grants varies. See website for complete guidelines and application instructions. John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, www.gf.org/.
Deadline: September 15, 2011 (U.S. and Canada).
National Association of Latino Arts and Culture (NALAC) Fund for the Arts - Grants of $1,000-$10,000 to support Latino working artists and ensembles and small and mid-sized Latino arts and cultural organizations. See website for guidelines and application procedure. NALAC Fund for the Arts, 1208 Buena Vista St., San Antonio, TX 78207, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.nalac.org. Deadline: September 24, 2011.
The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Fellowship for Creative and Performing Artists and Writers - Visiting fellowship for historical research by creative and performing artists, writers, filmmakers, playwrights, journalists, and others producing works dealing with pre-20th century American history; Recipients receive 4-week period of uninterrupted research, reading, and collegial discussion at the AAS located in Worcester, MA. See website for full application guidelines and procedures. James David Moran, Director of Outreach, Creative and Performing Artists and Writers Fellowship, American Antiquarian Society, 185 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01609-1634,email@example.com, www.americanantiquarian.org/
artistfellowship.htm. Receipt Deadline: October 5, 2011