Documentary Organization of Canada - Philanthropic Funding for Documentaries in Canada: Towards an Industry-wide Strategy
This report by the Documentary Organization of Canada indicates that the philanthropic sector has some interest in documentaries that are based on a wide variety of social issues. The study examines innovative initiatives that have been successfully introduced in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States to engage the philanthropic sector to support the production and dissemination of documentaries The findings show that compared to these other jurisdictions, Canada is behind in leveraging funding from the philanthropic sector. The Canadian sector, including grant making foundations, corporate and individual donors, represents a significant untapped resource for the documentary community. September 16 2015.