Animation Educators Forum (AEF) Now Accepting Applications For 2022 Faculty Grant Program

The Faculty Grant program from ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educations Forum (AEF) provides support for individuals or groups with reasonable expenditures associated with research, scholarly activity, or creative projects in the field of animation. Guidelines for applying for the AEF Faculty Grants are found here.

Online Submissions

Submissions are accepted online only through the submission site. The submission deadline is Sunday, May 8th, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. PST. Recipients will be announced in June 2022 for the 2022-23 American academic year.

Eligibility for the Faculty Grants is limited to Animation Educators Forum members. To become an AEF member, simply send an email to to request membership. Be sure to include your resume or bio as proof of your full-time or adjunct faculty status. There is no cost to become a member.

Expenditures must occur for the American academic year running from 2022 to 2023. Awards will range from US $1,000 to US $5,000. Faculty Grants for 2021 included funds for digital resource and research projects, animated short films, book publishing, screening projects and creation of inclusive animation workshops.

If you have any specific questions or concerns regarding the grants, please email the AEF at

About ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum

AEF is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of animation through education. Their growing international membership, with their diverse backgrounds in both the animation and educational fields, are focused on extending their knowledge and experience to others within the worldwide animation community. All who are engaged in this unique form of instruction need not toil alone – they seek to provide a source of new ideas and continue to engage in lively, inspired and valuable discussions going forward.