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Women’s Film Preservation Fund grant application


The WFPF grant cycle opens for application submission on March 15th, 2018.

Application must be complete before a submission is accepted.
NOTE: This grant is ONLY for preservation. It is NOT a production grant.

Questions?  Email us at wfpf@nywift.org or refer to our Guidelines

Save and Retrieve Application

Application ID/Conf Number:

NOTE: Saving your work does NOT submit your application for WFPF grant consideration. You must choose Submit Application on the final screen in order to complete the application process.


Please fill in as much information below as applies to the film.

A. Applicant

OR Institution Name (if applicant is an institution)



(include area code)

B. Project Manager

(100 word max)

C. Funding

Grants of up to $10,000 are awarded.

PLEASE NOTE: If the film has a budget that exceeds the grant request and/or of the amount received if granted, the applicant will be given two years to fund the rest of the preservation before any of the WFPF funds will be released.

ALSO NOTE: Grant may not be used for salaries or general administrative costs connected with preservation. Grant monies are used to pay vendors and/or labs, which complete the film preservation work.


($10,000 maximum)

Please list: (1) any funding you have in place. (2) any grant applications you have pending at the time of this application. (3) any other grants or funding sources you may approach for additional money in the future.

(200 word max)

D. Film Details

Woman artist(s)' name(s) and creative role(s). List the top three in order of importance. List others in the space provided below.




(50 word max)

(50 characters max)


(Specify Other if chosen above)

E. Rights and Distribution

If NOT in the Public Domain, please list the Copyright Holder(s):

Copyright Holder 1

(include area code)

Copyright Holder 2

(include area code)

Additional Copyright Holders

(50 word max)

Distributor Information

F. Film Elements and Location

What film elements do you have for this title?

(Specify Other if chosen above)

(Specify Other if chosen above)

(100 word max - Include contact's name, email and phone)

G. Archive

This is where your preserved film will live. You MUST have secured an archive to apply for this grant. Please refer to our Guidelines for more information.

* Please Note: If this film is awarded an WFPF, the newly created film preservation elements must be shipped directly from the preservation vendor/lab to the archive and WFPF must receive confirmation of shipment and receipt of elements by receiving archive.

(include area code)

H. Preservation Lab

This is the preservation lab that inspects your film elements and provides a cost estimate and with whom you will eventually be preserving the film. The lab MUST follow best practices and preservation standards. Please refer to our Guidelines for more info.

(include area code)