SOURCES OF GRANTS AND FUNDING FOR CLOSED CAPTIONING OF ONLINE VIDEO

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One issue that many online video producers face is how to pay for closed captioning. Many video producers in higher education, entertainment, and eLearning are required by law to caption their video content. Budgeting for this cost can help relieve the impact of adding closed captions, but many organizations look for outside sources to help fund captioning efforts.

In this brief, we have compiled some resources for grants and awards that can be applied to closed captioning. While some awards exist specifically for institutions of higher learning, there are creative ways to fund captions for other types of content and organizations, as well.



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Topics Include:

Federally funded grants from the U.S. Department of Education

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DECT grant eligibility and process

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Crowdfunding

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How to receive federal tax credits for providing captioning

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Other resources for grants and funding

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White Paper: Sources of Grants and Funding for Closed Captioning of Online Video

One issue that many online video producers face is how to pay for closed captioning. Many video producers in higher education, entertainment, and eLearning are required by law to caption their video content. Budgeting for this cost can help relieve the impact of adding closed captions, but many organizations look for outside sources to help fund captioning efforts.

In this brief, we have compiled some resources for grants and awards that can be applied to closed captioning. While some awards exist specifically for institutions of higher learning, there are creative ways to fund captions for other types of content and organizations, as well.