Building Character


The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation
Building Character Legacy Partner

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation fosters increased awareness of the life, career, values and legacy of America’s 38th President. It does so through activities designed to promote the high ideals of integrity, honesty, and candor that defined President Ford’s extraordinary career of public service. The Foundation promotes the ideals, values, commitment to public service and historical legacy of President Gerald R. Ford and further promotes greater civic engagement and recognition of integrity wherever it exists in the public arena.

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Vander Laan Family Foundation
Promoting Healthy Living Legacy Partner

Providing grants and scholarships to West Michigan students and organizations

 2021 Calendar for High School Film Festival Competition

Early Registration Deadline
January 21, 2021

Final Submission Deadline
February 4, 2021

Judging Period
March-April 2021

Semi-Finalist Notification
April/May 2021

Festival Awards Event
June 5, 2021

Helpful Tips

Morality (from the Latin moralitas "manner, character, proper behavior") has three principal meanings.

In its first, descriptive usage, morality means a code of conduct held to be authoritative in matters of right and wrong. Morals are created by and define society, philosophy, religion, or individual conscience.

Our Legacy Partners


Logo for Kathy Sneden, a Meijer Film Festival Underwriter
Kathy Sneden Logo for Kathy Sneden, a Meijer Film Festival 2020 underwriter
Vander Laan Family Foundation logo
Vander Laan Family Foundation Logo for the Vander Laan Family Foundation, a Meijer Film Festival 2020 underwriter