Here are our areas of  focus and examples of the grantees we support.

Since 1989, the Golden Globe Foundation (and its predecessor Hollywood Foreign Press Association) has donated more than $55 million to entertainment-related nonprofit organizations, academic programs and organizations protecting press freedom, and has funded the restoration of 138 classic films.


Click on a Grant to see some of the Featured Grantees who have benefited from our support.


  • Cultural Exchange
    Cultural Exchange

  • Vidiots Side Marquee
    Film Restoration & Preservation

  • Cal State LA Film School Student
    Film Schools

  • Press Freedom Speaker
    Journalism and Press Freedom

  • Cal State LA Journalism School Classroom
    Journalism Schools

  • Pre-Professional Education & Mentoring

  • Professional Training & Mentoring

  • Special Projects

Featured Grantees

  • Journalism Schools

    California State University, Dominguez Hills

    Authentic stories are created and cultivated at California State University, Dominguez Hills. Located minutes from downtown Los Angeles and beach cities, CSUDH is a model urban university with a highly diverse student body (64% female, more than 87% students of color) dedicated to gaining the knowledge and skills they need to contribute to a complex, global society.

  • Cal State LA Film Students
    Film Schools

    California State University, LA - Department of Television, Film and Media Studies

    We offer an undergraduate program leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree in Television, Film, & Media Studies. Students can also pursue a Master of Arts degree in Television, Film, & Media Studies or, jointly with the Department of Theatre and Dance, a Master of Fine Arts degree in Television, Film, & Theatre.

  • Cal State LA Journalism Students
    Journalism Schools

    California State University, LA - Journalism Program

    The program leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism emphasizes both theoretical understanding and practical application of the news industry in contemporary society.

  • Destin Daniel Cretton
    Film Restoration & Preservation

    Film & Television Archive at UCLA

    The UCLA Film & Television Archive is renowned for its pioneering efforts to rescue, preserve and showcase moving image media, and is dedicated to ensuring that the collective visual memory of our time is explored and enjoyed for generations to come.

  • Film2Future Students
    Professional Training & Mentoring


    We are on a mission to change the face of Hollywood by giving underserved LA-based teenagers access to professional-level filmmaking programs and employment opportunities.

  • International Women's Media Foundation Interview
    Journalism and Press Freedom

    International Women's Media Foundation

    Built to serve the holistic needs of women and nonbinary journalists with equity, opportunity, recognition and safety.

  • Outlast Arts and Education Students
    Pre-Professional Education & Mentoring

    Outlast Arts and Education

    Outlast Arts and Education is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides film and media arts education to Indigenous and Black youth from rural communities in South Dakota.

  • Represent Justice Interview
    Special Projects

    Represent Justice

    At its core, Represent Justice is about using the power of media to engage audiences in reimagining the justice system, and creating real demand for change.