The Aftermath Project
The Aftermath Project is committed to telling the other half of the story of conflict — the story of what it takes for individuals to learn to live again, to rebuild destroyed lives and homes, to restore civil societies, to address the lingering wounds of war while struggling to create new avenues for peace.
Blue Earth Alliance
Blue Earth believes documentary photography can inspire positive change. They support visual storytelling on critical environmental and social issues through direct assistance to photographers and a collaborative community of professionals. They have helped raise almost a million dollars for important issues often overlooked by traditional media–The Arctic. Global warming. The loss of open space in Los Angeles. Racism suffered by farmers. Disappearing traditions of New England fishermen. The role of grandmothers in AIDS-ravaged Africa.
Change the Truth
Change the Truth Fund, Inc. ® is dedicated to supporting the needs of the children at St. Mary Kevin Orphanage Motherhood in Kajjansi, Uganda. St. Mary Kevin Orphanage Motherhood is home to about 180 orphans and disadvantaged children. It provides shelter, food, security, clothing, medicine, love, access to education and training in vocational skills. The orphanage has few resources because of limited government programs and extremely high poverty levels.
Collect.Give (“collect dot give”) is a place to collect contemporary photography and donate to worthy causes at the same time. The photographers featured on collect.give have pledged to donate 100% of the profits from their print sales to worthwhile causes they support.
Flashes of Hope
Flashes of Hope raises funds to accelerate a cure for children’s cancer while honoring the unique life and memories of every child fighting cancer. With chapters in 55 cities, they photograph more than 50% of the children annually diagnosed in the United States. They have raised millions of dollars for cancer research.
Friend Without a Border
Friends Without A Border is committed to care for, educate, and provide for destitute, abandoned, neglected, ill and dependent children and their families of certain foreign countries.
Lamp Art Project was created by Beth Stirnaman and Samy’s Camera to give formerly homeless and men and women on Skid Row a voice through photography.
OpLove helps United States military families in times of deployment.
PhotoVoice’s mission is to build skills within disadvantaged and marginalised communities using innovative participatory photography and digital storytelling methods so that they have the opportunity to represent themselves and create tools for advocacy and communications to achieve positive social change.
Prints for Prints
Prints for Prints relies on the generous donations of photographic prints by talented photographers from around the world. These donated prints are auctioned and all of the proceeds go towards the creation of makeshift studios in rural villages, working with local student photographers when possible, for the purpose of donating prints to those who do not have photographs of their loved ones.
Shoots for a Cure
Through their professional photographer network, Shoots for a Cure helps cancer patients to celebrate life with charitable photography sessions. Sessions are available to document the fight before or during treatment or to celebrate the victory when treatment is completed. A portion of all funds generated through donations and various fundraising efforts are paid directly to The American Cancer Society, or used 100% for marketing and awareness of our program.
Venice Arts ignites, expands, and transforms the lives of Los Angeles’ low-income youth through photography and film education, and uses participatory storytelling practices to amplify the voices of underrepresented communities around the world. Founded in 1993, Venice Arts now serves over 450 low-income young people, each year, through what remains its largest, core program, Arts Mentoring & Education; engages a broad community at its Gallery through exhibitions, screenings, and public programs; and consults and trains others interested in its model around the world.