Southern Movement Media Fund

Critical Minded is offering grants of up to $5000 to support projects, programs, and publications that bring together and nurture critics of color — within and/or across artistic disciplines — through training, mentorship, and peer-to-peer networking and/or projects, programs and publications provide platforms to amplify the work of critics of color. 

Please note that INDIVIDUAL projects, including articles, book projects and podcasts, are not eligible for funding in this round of grants.
Grants are open to individuals and groups regardless of 501c3 status, including fiscally-sponsored projects, that work within their community or group to create opportunities to connect cultural critics of color or build audiences for their work.

Both projects, programs and publications that are already underway as well as new projects, programs and publications for 2021 will be considered for funding.

Grant applications are due by 11:59pm PT on Sunday, December 13th, 2020.  All applicants will be notified whether or not they’ve received the grant by 11:59pm PT on Monday, January 4th, 2021.  Funds to those who have been awarded grants will be disbursed by the end of January 2021.
To apply, please complete this simple form, which will require a short project description of up to 250 words and an itemized project budget, in addition to basic contact information.