Grants for Scholars, Photographers and Filmmakers
Now Accepting Applications
Scholars, photographers and filmmakers (including members of the Boise State, local and statewide communities) are invited to apply for the Idaho Film Collection grants to support scholarly research and creative activities of artistic merit in film, photography and media studies as these relate to and/or benefit Idaho, the Northwest and the fields of photography and filmmaking.
The Idaho Film Collection (IFC) supports scholarly research and creative activities of artistic merit in film, photography and media studies as these relate to and/or benefit Idaho, the Northwest and the fields of photography and filmmaking. IFC supports the activities of filmmakers, photographers and scholars in related fields, as well as public screenings, exhibitions and festivals. Grants range from $500-$1,500. IFC does not fund stipends for artists or scholars.
To apply for a grant, please submit the following to Dr. Mariah Devereux Herbeck (firstname.lastname@example.org) by October 15 or March 15:
- A detailed description of your project and how it relates to the mission of Idaho Film Collection. Your proposal must include a projected timeline for completion and a description of anticipated outcomes,
- A detailed itemized 1-page budget for the proposed project, including other anticipated sources of funding and a clear explanation of how much (precise dollar amount) you are asking from IFC and how it will be utilized,
- A CV / resumé.
- For photographers: 10-15 samples of your work, roughly 5×7 at 300 dpi to be shared via Google Drive,
- For video/ filmmakers: Submit work samples such as; 2-3 previous examples of film/ video work (3 minutes max excerpts submitted via vimeo or youtube links) OR work Script, sample of the film and/ or storyboard.
- If you have been granted an IFC award in the past, grant reports and related materials for the archives must be submitted before applying for future grants.
Proposals will be reviewed as expeditiously as possible with notification provided usually within two weeks. Artistic projects will be judged for their artistic quality and contribution to the fields of photography or filmmaking. All projects will be judged for their feasibility as well as community access.