Grantee Profile

Sundance Institute

Grants to Sundance Institute

  • $225,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Inactive Grant)


    LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA — The Sundance Institute is a world-renowned film and theater organization founded by Robert Redford. The Documentary Film Program at Sundance Institute supports nonfiction filmmakers with direct funding and through labs and workshops that assist with specific aspects of documentary film projects such as storytelling, editing, and musical scoring. This grant supports the Documentary Film Program film fund, with special emphasis on identifying and supporting American filmmakers of color, and the professional development activities of the Program.

  • $450,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)


    LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA — The Documentary Film Program at Sundance Institute provides direct funding to documentary film projects and year-round professional development opportunities for independent filmmakers. This grant supports the Film Fund, in particular, the Documentary Film Program's ability to identify and fund documentary projects by U.S. filmmakers of color, as well as the Program's documentary labs and operating expenses.

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)


    LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA — In support of the Documentary Film Program (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Sundance Institute $1,075,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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