Posts Tagged ‘Grants’

Nina Berman Wins 2016 Aftermath Grant For Project on War’s Toxic Legacy

Posted by on Tuesday December 22, 2015 | Uncategorized

Nina Berman has won the 2016 Aftermath Project Grant for “Acknowledgment of Danger,” a look at the “toxic legacy of war on the American landscape.” Berman, a documentary photographer, has published two books: Purple Hearts—Back from Iraq (2004), on wounded veterans; and Homeland (2008), a look at surveillance and paranoia in post 9/11 America. Sara... More

Fund Your Work: Photojournalist Yunghi Kim Offering Ten $1,000 Grants

Posted by on Thursday December 3, 2015 | Copyright/Legal, Photojournalism

Photojournalist Yunghi Kim is offering ten grants of $1,000 each “to emphasize the importance of copyright registration [and] to give back to the profession of photojournalism,” she recently announced on her website. Kim explains that she is funding the one-time grants “from fees recovered from unauthorized use of my work.”  Only US-based freelance photojournalists who... More

5 Winners of 2015 Aaron Siskind Fellowships Named

Posted by on Wednesday August 19, 2015 | Uncategorized

The Aaron Siskind Foundation has announced the winners of its 2015 Individual Photographer’s Fellowship (IPF) grants on August 17. This year’s recipients are: Juan Arredondo of West Orange, NJ Amy Finkelstein of Takoma Park, MD Robyn Hasty of Brooklyn, NY Ed Kashi of Montclair, NJ Natalie Krick of Longmont, CO The first-round judges for this... More

Magnum Foundation Awards 10 Emergency Fund Grants

Posted by on Wednesday March 26, 2014 | Uncategorized

The non-profit Magnum Foundation today announced the winners of its 2014 Emergency Fund Grants, which help photographers investigate and complete stories on critical but under-reported issues. This year’s winners will look at a variety of social and political topics in nine countries. The 2014 EF Grantees and their stories are: Oscar B. Castillo: “Our War,... More

Aaron Siskind Foundation Announces 6 Winners of 2013 Grants

Posted by on Monday June 24, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants

The Aaron Siskind Foundation has announced the winners of its 2013 Individual Photographer’s Fellowship (IPF) grants. The six recipients are documentary photographer Michelle Frankfurter of Takoma Park, Maryland; portrait photographer Wayne Lawrence of Brooklyn, New York; conceptual photographer Joshua Lutz of Katonah, New York; documentary photographer Justin Maxon of Eureka, California; fine-art photographer Jenny Riffle... More

Tim Matsui Wins Alexia Foundation Women’s Initiative Grant

Posted by on Thursday August 30, 2012 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

  The first Women’s Initiative grant from Alexia Foundation was awarded to Tim Matsui, who will use the $25,000 to document the sex trafficking of minors in Seattle and King County, Washington. According to James Dooley, executive administrator of the Alexia Foundation, “Matsui’s proposal highlighted a growing and serious problem that is an issue in... More

The Aftermath Project Now Accepting 2013 Grant Applications

Posted by on Wednesday August 29, 2012 | Uncategorized

The Aftermath Project announced the opening of its 2013 grant cycle, which comes with a $20,000 prize. The deadline for applications is November 5, 2012. The goal of The Aftermath Project is to support photography projects that document what happens after a conflict has ended. The conflict can be any type of fighting that affects... More

Open Society Announces 2010 Audience Engagement Grant Winners

Posted by on Friday November 19, 2010 | Photojournalism

The Open Society Documentary Photography Project yesterday announced the winners of this year’s Audience Engagement Grants. Founded in 2005 with the name “the Distribution Grant,” the grant seeks to engage communities and decision makers in human rights and social justice issues. Each year, five to eight grants ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 are awarded to... More