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General GRANTS:​

                                      Caucus Foundation Grant: ​The Caucus Foundation is awarding students with grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 for the completion of their thesis films.​ ​​The award will provide completion money after other means of fundraising have been exhausted. This program is intended to combat the lack of diversity in content and creative people in our industry.​ The deadline is February 15th, 2023!

CSUEA Grants:​

​Our funding empowers faculty and students to collaborate with the media and entertainment industries by inviting professionals to campus. We also help fund attending industry conferences and networking events that keep them connected and updated with the latest skills, trends, and technologies.

Huge thank you to DOLBY for providing additional funds for the 2022/2023 grant cycle, and making more opportunities possible!


​Media & Entertainment professionals on campus​​

​​Grants up to $3000 to fund workshops, masterclasses, events and strategic networking experiences for students, faculty, & staff​.


We empower CSU faculty & students to attend industry-focused professional training workshops, digital skills seminars, non-academic conferences and events.


Grants up to $1,000 to cover registration and/or travel costs to NON-ACADEMIC conferences. OR you can apply to receive funding for specialty training for anything in your field that you feel like would make you a more informed / better prepared Professor!

​Student development &​ Industry engag​ement

We fund CSU students, groups or clubs up to $500 per student to cover registration and/or travel costs to industry events.

For the 2022/2023 academic year, applications will be reviewed
and accepted on a rolling basis until June 1, 2023.

*To be considered, applications must be received AT LEAST 4 WEEKS before the proposed event.* 
**Funding is for events taking place between August 10, 2022, and July ​1, 2023**

Guidelines​​​​ Application​ Successful Sample Application 

"This grant is invaluable. Not only does it have a positive impact on students' academic and career success, it really helps build a stronger campus community and connection to the surrounding [entertainment] community." 

- Helen Hood Scheer, CSULB