2016 Grants awarded: 17 including 7 student grants, totaling $147,000.
New grant given—The Al Bendich Award: named in honor of former board member and social justice advocate for $20,000.
New & Recurring grants: The Saul Zaentz Foundation, George Lucas Family Foundation, Fleishhacker Foundation, LaFetra Family Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, Berkeley Civic Arts Commission, East Bay Community Foundation, Bayer HealthCare, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Robertson Family Fund, County of Alameda Board of Supervisors.
Grants awarded since 2009: more than 100, totaling almost $1.1 million.
Next generation filmmakers: 29 grants totaling more than $80,000.
Educational outreach: Our various free workshops for filmmakers regularly draw over 100 participants.
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