Independent filmmakers can apply for this grant program.
From the Heart Productions is accepting applications for the Roy W. Dean Grants.
The grants fund feature films, documentaries, web series and short films with budgets of US$500,000 or less that are unique and make a contribution to society that, without its help, might otherwise never get made.
There are three grants available for documentaries, narrative features, web series and short films.
Applicants can receive a free 15-minute consultation. There is a US$38 application fee for students and US$48 for regular applicants.
The next deadlines are March 31 for the film grant and April 29 for the short film grant.