Women Photograph has announced its 2018 project grants for women and non-binary photographers. Applications for six grants worth a total of $35,000 will be accepted from April 1 to May 15, according to the Women Photograph website. There is no fee to apply.
The grants include five Women Photograph + Nikon grants worth $5,000 each to support projects by visual journalists who are “working in a documentary capacity.” Those grants are available for new or ongoing projects.
The other grant is a $10,000 Women Photograph + Getty Images Grant, available to professional photojournalists for the support of an ongoing project. Applicants have to demonstrate their long-term commitment to a project and show they’ve completed a substantial amount of work on it.
The 2017 Women Photograph Grant winners included Alex Potter, Luján Agusti, Gabriella Demczuk and Néha Hirve.
Women Photograph was launched in 2017 to promote more diversity in the photojournalism community by elevating the voices of female and gender non-conforming photographers. See the Women Photograph website for more information about the grants and advice about how to apply for them.
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