News from the Field

The importance of funding documentaries to drive policy change

Vince Stehle, our executive director, spoke with Ethan McCoy and Ellie Buteau of the Center for Effective Philanthropy about how documentaries can drive real change, and what foundations are doing to be more involved.

“After listening to Vince and looking at the powerful messages of all these documentaries — and the ways in which those behind them are working to ensure that those messages are actionable — the singular ability of film to inspire social change cannot be overlooked,” McCoy writes.

Read the entire piece here.