An award of $20,000 will be given to a photographer for a project that explores the aftermath of violent conflict.
Through grants and scholarships, The Alexia Foundation supports photographers as agents for change and promotes the power of photojournalism to give voice to social injustice.
Artist Trust is dedicated to supporting Washington State artists working in all creative disciplines.
Blue Earth Alliance Photographic Project Sponsorship
Blue Earth sponsors photographic projects whose goal is to educate the public about endangered cultures, threatened environments, or current topics of social concern.
Burn Magazine Emerging Photographer Award
The Emerging Photographer Grant is designed to support continuation of a photographer’s personal project. This body of work may be of either journalistic mission or purely personal artistic imperatives. The primary intent is to support emerging photographers who will become the icons of tomorrow.
CENTER offers two annual grants for photographic projects with cash awards to help complete or disseminate the works as well as providing a platform for exposure and professional development opportunities. The Project Development Grant offers financial support and exhibition to works-in-progress. The Project Launch Grant is presented to an outstanding photographer working in fine art series or documentary project.
Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize
Created to encourage collaboration between documentary writers and photographers in the tradition of the acclaimed photographer Dorothea Lange and writer and social scientist Paul Taylor.
Focus for Humanity
Aims to provide financial support, resources and training for professional and amateur photographers who capture these stories of our shared humanity and to help fund their work with NGOs.
Aims to support personal photography projects and encourage the production and development of photography outside the commercial realm.
Offers Grants for Editorial Photography as well as Grants for Good, which support photographers working with nonprofit organizations.
LUCEO Student Project Award
Central to LUCEO’s mission is their belief in the importance of long-term projects. They also understand that developing photographers need support. To advance both of these causes, LUCEO has created the LUCEO Student Project Award, which will be disbursed annually to a talented student photographer in support of a significant and developing body of work.
Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund
The Emergency Fund supports experienced photographers with a commitment to documenting social issues, working long-term, and engaging with an issue over time. Projects address critical global issues that have not received the attention they deserve, or budding crises that are still over the horizon.
New Orleans Photo Alliance Grants
The New Orleans Photo Alliance has two grants – the The Michael P. Smith Fund For Documentary Photography, and the Clarence John Laughlin Award, which was created to support the work of photographers who use the medium as a means of creative expression.
NYFA Emergency Relief Fund
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the Andy Warhol Foundation, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation and Lambent Foundation (a project of the Tides Center) established an Emergency Relief Fund, administered by NYFA to assist artists with damages and losses.
Offers a $5,000 grant to one photographer each year to undertake an environmental or humanitarian photography project. At the completion of the project, the grant winner’s images will be displayed as a photo essay on Photocrati.com.
Pierre and Alexandra Boulat Association
Will award a grant to a photographer to produce a story that must be told, which is not supported from within the media.
Precipice Fund awards grants to projects rooted in or strongly related to visual art. The lead applicant and majority of the project’s collaborators must reside within Portland, Oregon city limits.
The Puffin Foundation has sought to open the doors of artistic expression by providing grants to artists and art organizations that are often excluded from mainstream opportunities due to their race, gender, or social philosophy.
Provides travel grants to journalists for international reporting projects that focus on underreported systemic crises, produced for distribution in US news media outlets.
W. Eugene Smith Grant
The W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography is presented annually to a photographer whose past work and proposed project, follows the tradition of W. Eugene Smith’s concerned photography and dedicated compassion.