Jonathan Logan Family Foundation / Enterprise Elevate Grantees

The Elevate Grant provides funds to emerging women filmmakers of color directing feature-length documentary films that explore original, contemporary stories and integrate journalistic practice into the filmmaking process.

Funding provided by the Jonathan Logan Family Foundation—empowering world-changing work.


2018 Grantees

  • When 17-year-old Lennon Lacy is found hanging from a swing set in rural North Carolina in 2014, his mother’s search for justice and reconciliation begins while the trauma of more than a century of lynching African Americans bleeds into the present.

  • To make ends meet, Americans are working longer hours across multiple jobs. This modern reality of non-stop work has resulted in an unexpected phenomenon: the flourishing of 24-hour daycare centers.