Grantee Profile

Bay Area Video Coalition

Grants to Bay Area Video Coalition

  • $900,000

    2017 (Duration 3 years)

    Journalism & Media

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — The Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) is a nonprofit organization that provides a multifaceted set of services to filmmakers in the Bay Area and across the United States. BAVC’s National MediaMaker Fellowship is a ten-month program designed for diverse filmmakers who are at work on social issues and journalistic documentary projects and in need of support and professional development opportunities. The National MediaMaker Fellowship program includes an intensive set of resources, including direct support, workshops, mentorship, exposure to new modes of production, and access to technology and training. This grant supports an expansion of the National MediaMaker Fellowship to include more filmmakers and add project funding for all fellows, ultimately resulting in more diverse narratives reaching and informing the American public.

  • $1,000,000

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — To create endowment and innovation funds, and to make improvements to office space.

  • $200,000

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Journalism & Media

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — To develop and test the Impact Dashboard, an online platform for tracking and analyzing media use across platforms and venues.

  • $43,000

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Journalism & Media

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — To develop "Virtual Mine", an interactive, three-dimensional online game in connection with a documentary film about the economic and environmental trade-offs of coal mining.

  • $900,000

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Journalism & Media

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — In support of the Producers Institute for New Media Technologies (over three years).

  • $150,000

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Technology

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — In support of research and development projects utilizing new media technologies, particularly mobile technologies, for public and community benefit (over two years).

  • $450,000

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Journalism & Media

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — In support of the Producer's Institute for New Media Technologies, a national pilot training program on producing for multiple platforms (over two years).

  • $25,000

    2000 (Inactive Grant)

    Journalism & Media

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — To support the Artist Equipment Access Program.

  • $10,000

    2000 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — To publicize research findings regarding information technology workforce development programs.

  • $80,000

    1995 (Inactive Grant)

    Media

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — In support of general operations and organizational development (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Bay Area Video Coalition $3,758,000 between 1978 and 2017.

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