The Video Data Bank was founded at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1976, and operates under SAIC's not-for-profit status.

The VDB is supported in part by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

The VDB welcomes support for its activities from individual contributors. To make a tax deductible donation to the VDB, please visit our Support page.

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