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GRANT OPPORTUNITY: Basic Grants for Film Preservation Work from the National Film Preservation Foundation

Deadline: 05-30-2012


The National Film Preservation Foundation invites applications for its Basic Preservation Grants. These cash grants are awarded to nonprofit and public institutions for laboratory work to preserve culturally and historically significant film materials. Awards generally range from $3,000 to $18,000.


Grants are available to public and nonprofit institutions in the United States that provide public access to their collections, including those that are part of federal, state or local government. The grants target orphan films (1) made in the United States or by American citizens abroad and (2) not protected by commercial interests. Materials originally created for television or video are not eligible, including works produced with funds from broadcast or cable television entities.


Registration Deadline: February 10, 2012
Application Deadline: March 30, 2012
Grant Period: June 1, 2012 to August 1, 2013


Contact: Staff
Phone: (415) 392-7291
Grant link:

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