Student Funding

The Greater Palm Springs Film Alliance does not offer production funding at this time. We do however have available a grant writing specialist. If you are seriously thinking about filmmaking and would like to explore the possibility of receiving a grant, please review the list below and find out which foundations may be interested in your art form. We have gathered an annotated lists of foundations and other agencies categorized by arts discipline. Once you have selected a potential grant, contact the Alliance for further assistance. Please note: We will ask to review your properly formatted script, treatment or logline so please be prepared.

YoungArts (formerly The National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts)

YoungArts provides emerging artists (ages 15-18 or grades 10-12) with life-changing experiences with renowned mentors, access to significant scholarships, national recognition, and other opportunities throughout their careers to help ensure that the nation’s most outstanding young artists are encouraged to pursue careers in the arts. Support of up to $10,000 is offered in ten artistic disciplines, one of which is writing; categories include Non-Fiction, Novel, Poetry, Play or Script, and Short Story.
National YoungArts Foundation
2100 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137
Phone: (305) 377-1140
Fax: (305) 377-1149
Toll Free: (800) 970-ARTS(2787)
Contact form: here

Sustainable Arts Foundation

Supports artists and writers with children (specifically a child under the age of 18) with unrestricted cash awards of $6,000 and $1,000. Applications are accepted twice a year; visit website for complete guidelines and specific deadlines.
Sustainable Arts Foundation
1032 Irving St., #609
San Francisco, CA 94122-2200
FAQ and contact form are here.
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