The Rogovy Foundation is proud to announce an increase in its annual Miller / Packan Film Funding. Awarded bi-annually, the Fund will now award grants totaling $200,000 to between eight and twelve documentary film projects per year. The next Winter open call ends November 15th, 2018, and the Summer open call ends June 15th, 2019. […]
In August 2018, The Rogovy Foundation provided a developmental grant to Beyond the Light‘s solar project in Nicaragua, installing energy kits for homes without electricity, providing lights and USB charging for cell phones, fans and radio. In addition, they are adding solar kits to the local water system, which will add sustainable access to clean drinking water for […]
In July 2018, The Rogovy Foundation partnered once more with The Center of Investigative Reporting. This year, a Frontier Grant was awarded for their (Un)Scientific Method project. We are in awe at their continued impact and dedication to investigative reporting and are thrilled to support such hard work and commitment. In 2017, CIR launched The (Un)Scientific […]
Six Documentaries Awarded Summer 2018 Grants We are pleased to announce the Miller / Packan Documentary Film Fund Summer 2018 award winners. The Fund awards grants totaling $150,000 to between six and ten film projects annually through Summer and Winter open calls. These six selections represent a cross section of interests that the Foundation supports: […]
“It’s alarmingly easy for a total stranger to gain total control over the life of a senior citizen.” John Oliver features our supported film: The Guardians on last week’s episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. The segment exposes the flaws with court-appointed guardians and includes clips from the film and its characters. We […]
Our sponsored film: False Confessions – In the Closed Room has just won the ‘Politikens Publikumspris’ at CPH:DOX in Denmark. The Politiken Audience Award celebrates freedom of expression. Congratulations!
The Rogovy Foundation Announces New ‘Focus Fund’ Development Grants for Targeted Topics The Rogovy Foundation announces a new grant opportunity for documentary filmmakers. The Focus Fund provides $15,000 in development capital for specific documentary film topics selected by The Rogovy Foundation. The Foundation’s goal is to encourage awareness, debate and solutions on issues it has […]
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival has selected our sponsored film My Country No More as one of ten films to premiere at the festival this year! Congratulations to the team! Schedule and details can be found on the Big Sky website.
Don’t miss The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin ! The Rogovy Foundation supported film is now available to stream on PBS until January 15th! The colorful story of writer Armistead Maupin, whose Tales of the City series inspired millions to claim their own truth.
To bolster the commitment to one of our key programs of interest, Civics, The Rogovy Foundation’s Frontier Fund has chosen to distribute $50,000 among several non-profit organizations which strengthen public knowledge and transparency. The Rogovy Foundation places great value on the “Fourth Estate,” and supports journalism’s essential role in a functioning democracy. Below are the organizations […]